Los Alamos County Extension Office
Announcements & Current Programs
Put Life Back Into Your Life
Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition? Join a free 2 1/2 hour MyCD Workshop being sponsored by the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service,the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization and in conjunction with the Los Alamos Family Y. You'll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or anxiety, a MyCD Workshop can help you take charge of your life. Held once a week for six weeks, the MyCD workshop will allow you to set your own goals and make a step by step plan to improve your health - and your life!
Next workshop is scheduled for Tuesdays, Feb 5-March 12, 2013
The Strong Women & Men program is a research based strength training program for women and men 50 years of age and older. Previously called the StrongWomen and Men Growing Stronger programs, this new offering allows for both women and men to strength train in the same class. Scientific research has demonstrated that exercise with weights (strength training) will increase strength, muscle mass, and bone density in middle-aged women and men. Additionally, strength training improves self-confidence, sleep, vitality and reduces risk for diabetes, heart disease, depression and obesity. Components of the program include:
Next class will either be:
Classes limited to 25 participants. Cost of the program is $60.00 and pre-registration required.
Program co-sponsored with Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization.
Want to become a Master at Gardening?
Whether you are a beginner or have been gardening for years, learn about gardening in New Mexico's high desert. The class will cover plant selection, xeriscaping, turf, pest management, home vegetable & fruit production, pruning, etc.
Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Reserve your space now, class size is limited.
Carlos F. Valdez
Paula Roybal Sanchez