Co-Parenting for Resilience:  Divorce or separation is not an easy or favorable decision, especially when minor children are in the home.  A class is available for divorcing or separating parents with minor children living in the home.  My next class is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Pre-registration is required. Call Jefferson County OSU Extension Office at 580-228-2332 for registration information.  This class is mandatory by law in Oklahoma and is also valuable for Grandparents and other relatives of minor children going through a divorce or separation.

OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education)

The Jefferson County OHCE met Tuesday, October 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Waurika Sr. Citizens Center.  Present were Melicia McFadden, president, Genevieve Hogstad, Rubye Benson, Carolyn Arnold, secretary, Rose Yeager, guest, Tara Brown, advisor, and Pat McGriff, member who presented our lesson on “Essential Oils”.  Pat gave informative information on Essential Oils and many uses for them.  Some were for calming, relaxing; some were for energy and others blended could be an aid to various aches, pains and other purposes.  Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 20; we will meet at the Waurika Sr. Citizens Center about 12 noon.  Come eat lunch with us, stay and listen to our program “Repurposed Jars” presented by Tara Brown, Jefferson County OSU Extension Educator, FCS/4-H Youth Development.  

Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance

Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance is an evidence-based program that focuses on improving functional ability, such as balance and physical function, to reduce fall-related risks and frequency.  

The series of slow continuous movements of Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance help those participating reduce stress, increase balance and flexibility as well as learn relaxation to improve their overall mind, body and spirit. 

Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance is for people at all levels of mobility and can be done while sitting. Tara Brown recently received her certification through the Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health to teach this program.

The class will be held at 9:30 a.m. Mondays beginning October 15th through November 12th, at the Gleason Memorial Library located at 101 E. Main, Ringling.

Your Jefferson County OSU Extension office staff: Leland McDaniel, Extension Educator, AG/4-H Youth Development; Tara Brown, Extension Educator, FCS/4-H Youth Development and Linda Whitsett, Administrative Support Specialist may be contacted at 580-228-2332 for additional programs.


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