Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices (general)Major Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of people reporting improved lifestyles through a focus on proper nutrition, disease and injury reduction and comprehensive health maintenance


Number of healthy lifestyle-related coalitions in which Extension is involved


Number of people that reported eating more of healthy foods


Number of individuals who made lifestyle changes (diet, exercise, managing stressors, etc.) for the purpose of improving their health


Total weight (in pounds) lost by program participants


Total miles walked by program participants


Number of individuals implementing personal health protection practices (screening, immunizations, well-baby care, preventive health practices, etc.)


Number of program participants who use knowledge and skills to improve food shopping management


Number of program participants who utilize the food label to make healthy food choices


Number of program participants who reported consuming at least 4-6 servings of fruits and/or vegetables per day


Number of program participants reporting adoption of physical activity practices


Number of policy, system, and/or environmental changes implemented in faith-based organizations to promote healthy eating and physical activity


Number of community partners that have gained awareness of the problem and impacts of substance use in the community as a result of Extension efforts


Number of community partners that have gained knowledge of the resources that are available for substance use in the community as a result of Extension programming



Needlework by Zoom

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent for Garrard County partnered with the FCS Extension Agent for Bullitt County on the shelter at home” initiative to offer an online Needlework class. With the resurgence of heritage skills, Needlework can be a way to learn new skills of the mind, heart and hands. Handwork develops focus and concentration. It encourages following a process in order to complete a project. It enhances critical thinking and math skills. It increases hand/eye coordinati...

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Needlework by Zoom

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