March Is Living Well Month. Register Today for Live Well, Be Well!

— Written By Shae King
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As declared by the National Association Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS), March is Living Well Month!

With the slogan “Raising Kids, Eating Right, Spending Smart, Living Well,” Living Well Month allows Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) professionals to share tips to help individuals and families gain knowledge and skills to help them lead full and productive lives.

Live Well, Be Well is a virtual program series focused on providing information in areas such as healthy homes, and stress management to ensure both youth and adults are Living Well during the month of March and all throughout the year.

This online Live Well, Be Well class series will meet via Zoom on March 23 from 1–2 p.m. and March 31, 2021, from 5–6 p.m. Sessions will be recorded for later viewing if needed, but live participation is encouraged!

Please see the full list of program topics and descriptions below for more information.

Living Well Through Healthy Homes

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 1–2 p.m.

Dr. Sarah Kirby, State Program Leader for Family and Consumer Sciences with NC State Extension, will spotlight Healthy Homes and discuss how the Eight Healthy Home principles can allow youth and adults to make connections between their home environment and their health. Attendees will learn information on safely removing mold, the differences between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting along with strategies for Living Well in your home.

Living Well and Navigating Teen Stress

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 5–6 p.m.

All youth experience stress as part of their lives. Stress can be extremely difficult and overwhelming.

Shae King, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Agent will educate youth and families on the effects of stress and how they can combat and manage stress in their daily lives and the lives of others. Participants will identify the effects of stress as well as have the chance to learn how to create a self-care toolkit using their five senses to help to reduce these effects on the body. In collaboration with Mia Jordan and Lewisville Branch Library.

Register on Eventbrite TODAY! 

All information and Zoom links will be emailed to participants on March 22 and March 30. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam folder.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Shae King, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at snking@ncat.edu.

Be sure to share our Living Well Calendar with a friend! See these great tips to improve your life and the life of those around you.