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Oh the places we can go!

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 6

 

Welcome to Week  of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

 

Episode 4, Season 3

 

Oh the places we can go!

 

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Jason Swanson, Assistant Professor of Retailing and Tourism Management

 

Have your summer travel plans been derailed or perhaps even cancelled due to the global pandemic?  This week, Dr. Jason Swanson sits down with Dr. Jennifer Hunter to share some local travel options.  He also shares about a study tour and reality tv show "Transformative Travels" that his students embarked on last year!  Listen today to Dr. Swanson's travel suggestions and then watch the series (linked below) for ideas about places to visit across the Commonwealth!

 

Transformative Travels on KET

 

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#OperationKYSunshine

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 4

Welcome to Week 4 of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

#OperationKYSunshine

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guests: Dr. Amy Kostelic, Extension Specialist for Adult Development and Aging and Dr. Alex Elswick, Extension Specialist for Substance Use Prevention and Recovery

Episode 2, Season 3

With all the quarantines and social distancing which have occurred this year, it is easy to understand why some people are experiencing loneliness.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Amy Kostelic and Dr. Alex Elswick to explore some of the effects that social isolation might have had on those in vulnerable populations or living in long term care situations.  In addition, they share health benefits of creative ways to engage others socially.

For additional information about this or any other topics we've shared, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service

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Hosting A Family Olympics

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 3 - Fire up the 4th!

Welcome to Week 3 of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Amy Kostelic, Extension Specialist for Adult Development and Aging and Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 1, Season 3

July 4th is traditionally a holiday celebrated with friends and family, food, fireworks and fun!  This year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, not only have the summer Olympics been postponed to 202ONE, but Independence Day celebrations may look a little different due to social distancing.  This week Amy Kostelic and Natalie Jones, provide great tips and ideas for keeping the fun in the 4th and hosting your own Olympics celebration!

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Summer Water Safety

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 1

Kickin' Up Summer Fun

This week kicks off our FACS Sizzlin' Summer.  Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky.  On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. David Weisenhorn, Extension Specialist for Parenting and Child Development

Episode 51, Season 2

Anytime you and your family are around water, whether in a neighborhood pool or at a natural water source, it is important to follow safety precautions to keep everyone from harm.  This week, Dr. David Weisenhorn and Dr. Jennifer Hunter, discuss some of those precautions and steps you should take to keep your family safe while around water.

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