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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.

candy cornReducing Candy Calories

UF/IFAS nutritionist Karla Shelnutt shares nutritional facts of reducing candy calories when trick-or-treating. More...

depressionCoping with Depression

National Depression Month is in October, so learn about the signs and symptoms of depression. More...

teen coupleEscaping Domestic Violence

Since it's National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, use these tips to help escape domestic violence. More...

wildflower weedsFall Allergies

Spring isn't the only season that brings sneezes and sore throats. More...

dogPreventing Heartworm Disease

Since October is National Pet Wellness Month, learn about heartworm disease and prevention. More...