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The KAFCE Educational Program Committee in cooperation with your area and county FCE Educational Program Committee representatives and K-State Research Extension provide the following programs for the members in 2019.  " These lessons are available to KAFCE members.  Non-members interested in these lessons should contact webmaster@kafce.org

KAFCE LESSONS:

Words Count by Judy Fullmer - This lesson gives local FCE"s tools to facilitate their meetings using Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised, 11th Edition.  Following a parliamentary guide will allow for an efficient meeting, decisions will be made fairly and all members can have a say.  This lesson provides meeting agendas, a president's script, draft minutes and an example of a treasurer's report that can be used to make meetings productive and efficient.

 

How Much Do You Know...About the Big O?  By Susan Gartrell - Osteoporosis is a disease we have been talking about for the last 25 years.  Although much research has been done, and medications and hormone-related therapies have been developed, the sad truth is that the public in general remains unaware of the prevalence of this disease and the steps that can be taken to prevent osteoporosis from taking a bite out of the best years of our lives.  This lesson can be used with NAFCE Hearthfire Series lessons 13 and 13-A.  Handout

 

Trash to Treasure by Linda Leonard - The world is filling up with garbage!  Aluminum cans clutter the roadside.  Bottles float in lakes and stream, and plastic is found just about everywhere.  Every day we hear about litter and pollution.  But what can we do about it?  Recycling is the key. 

 

Slide into Home Plate by Edith McClain - Included with this lesson is the NAFCE Hearthfire lesson Series #57, Someone is asking...How Can We Stretch Our Food Budget.  Whether you want a quick meal or just an easy appetizer, sliders will do both.  But who wants the same old tiny burgers over and over again?  No One!  Sliders can be made for 1 or 12 (even more).  There is such a variety of ingredients that can enhance the sliders.  Included with this lesson are a few recipes.

 

KSU Lessons-

So Now What? Tips for Managing Life after Retirement by Erin Yellard, M. Hunter Stanfield and Rebecca Cherry. - Entering into retirement is an exciting adventure.  You have worked for decades and retirement from the workforce may feel liberating or will it?

 

Choose Wisely: For Health and Wealth written by Barbara L. Ames. - Choices...Choices...Choices.  Everyone makes choices every day.  Some of those choices include deciding what to eat, how much to eat, and whether to include physical activity in the day.  Do nutrition and health choices really make any difference?

 

Everyday Mindfulness written by Donna Krug, Debra Bolton and Charlotte Shoup Olsen.  The term, "mindfulness" seems to be everywhere - it's touted as the new yoga, the answer to stress, or the alternative to prescription drugs.  But beyond the buzz, do you understand the concepts of "mindfulness"?

 

 

 

 

 

 






 

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