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Families & Consumers

We know your life is complicated. That's why we have information about health and nutrition, money management, food, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you whether you are retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or someone in between.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

HurricaneStocking a Hurricane Prep Kit

Tis' the season to plan and stock up early for a hurricane, says a UF/IFAS nutrition expert. More...

CoupleTips for Healthy Aging

Did you know September is Healthy Aging Month? Use these six tips to make healthy aging a reality. More...

PotluckKeeping Food Safe: Tips for Potlucks

Whether it's a family gathering or office party, use the following food safety tips at your next potluck. More...

Whole grainsEating Whole Grains

Celebrate Whole Grains Month by learning how to add more whole grains to your diet. More...

LightningLightning Safety: Don’t Be a Victim

Don't be a victim of lightning—use the following tips to stay safe during a thunderstorm. More...