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Free parenting webinars available on variety of topics

University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development offering virtual courses

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The University of Minnesota Center for Family Development is offering several free webinars this fall.
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Looking to learn alongside your kids this fall?

In addition to classes hosted through the NDSU Extension office , the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development is providing several webinars this fall on a variety of topics.

The events are virtual and free, though registration is required.

No place like home

Whether you rent or own your home, you can make your home and community healthier, affordable and energy efficient.

The series runs Sept. 14 through Nov. 30. Learn more at https://z.umn.edu/noplacelikehome.


Making cents of it all

This course will cover how to navigate financial choices during challenging times, including transferring non-titled assets, how Tandas are used as a savings strategy in some cultures, preparing finances for a potential disaster, organizing important papers, elder family financial exploitation, and saving money while grocery shopping or meal planning.

The series runs Sept. 20 through Nov. 23. Learn more at https://z.umn.edu/cents.

Recovery and health

Learn how recovery and health go hand in hand as well as potential community solutions to the opioid crisis — including harm reduction and how to save lives from overdoses.

The series runs Sept. 20 through Dec. 6. Learn more at https://z.umn.edu/recoveryhealth.

Later life decision making

Aging is a concern for everyone, so this webinar will cover concerns related to housing, finance, caregiving, health, and nutrition.

The series runs Sept. 20 through Nov. 10. Learn more at https://z.umn.edu/laterlifedecisions.

Finding balance

The past couple of years have caused plenty of stress for families and communities; this series will explore the ‘mental health pandemic” and how to respond as well as provide tips and tools for family caregiving.

The series runs Oct. 18 through Nov. 22. Learn more at https://z.umn.edu/findingbalance.

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