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Minnesota Health Care Directive Planning Toolkit UMN

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  • A health care directive is a planning tool used to identify who you want to make decisions for you if you aren’t able, and put your preferences and wishes regarding end-of-life health care in writing
  • The Minnesota Health Care Directive Planning Toolkit helps you create a health care directive
  • The toolkit contains step-by-step instructions

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Protecting Health For Older Adults UMN Extension

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  • Health care; Protecting health for older adults Getting older doesn’t have to mean losing your health
  • Staying active and eating healthy foods can help you live a longer, healthier life
  • Eat more dark green vegetables like broccoli, salad greens and cooked greens

Health Insurance
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Health Care Directive Workshop UMN Extension

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  • Talk with family and health care providers about incapacity and advance care planning
  • Choose and name appropriate health care agent(s)
  • Identify and leave instructions and preferences for health care decisions
  • Complete a suggested Minnesota health care directive form
  • Review and update existing plans, decisions, and written documents.

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Health Insurance Literacy UMN Extension

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Health care; Health insurance literacy Many people feel that they lack the confidence and knowledge they need to select the best health insurance plan for themselves or their families. "Health insurance literacy" refers to the degree to which individuals have the knowledge, ability and confidence to:

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COVID 19 And Advance Care Planning UMN Extension

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#1: Face your fears and silence about serious illness and death.Adults of all ages should be prepared for unexpected death or change in health care decision-making capacity. Adults at higher risk of COVID-19, including individuals with underlying health conditions, individuals 65 and older, especially the oldest-old (85+), health care workers, and essential workers should all have advance care

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Making Long Term Care Decisions UMN Extension

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Food, health and nutrition; Health care; Making long term care decisions How will your family cope when faced with the dilemmas and decisions regarding long term care? Decisions regarding a range of issues — from how to pay the bills to caregiving roles — can challenge family relationships. Take time to understand potential sources of

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Food, Health And Nutrition UMN Extension

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Health care Health insurance literacy Select a workshop to build your staff's knowledge and confidence to teach about health insurance literacy, or partner with us …

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Smart Choice Health Insurance™ Basics Workshop UMN Extension

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  • Explore how health insurance can help control regular and unexpected health care costs
  • Train-the-trainer or direct education
  • We can partner with your organization in a “train-the-trainer” approach
  • We build your staff's knowledge and confidence to teach health insurance literacy skills.

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The American Recovery Plan Act Passes Congress, Includes

COVID-19 Extension.umn.edu

  • Congress passed its latest (and possibly last) major COVID-19 relief package on Wednesday, March 10
  • 1319, also known as the American Rescue Plan Act, was signed into law by the president on Thursday, March 11
  • This law comes nearly a year to the day after the first COVID-19 stay-at-home orders began and a year after Congress passed its first major COVID-19 relief law on …

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Basic Care For Healthy Calves

Calves Extension.umn.edu

  • Poor facilities and improper animal care make raising healthy calves impossible
  • Recognizing this and understanding calf growth, nutrition, health and behavior can help you successfully care for your calves
  • The following practices for raising calves can: Decrease the exposure of calves to disease

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Fund Your Healthy Eating Initiatives UMN Extension

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  • Health-related organizations in your community, including health care clinics, may be looking for preventive health activities to support
  • Grantors (organizations or foundations) in your local community, as well as across the state and nation
  • An internet search can help you locate opportunities.

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Contacts For Food, Health And Nutrition UMN Extension

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  • Health care For questions on health insurance, health care directives, long term care decisions and protecting the health of older adults contact us using the form below
  • Mental health For questions about stress, change and mental health contact Cari Michaels

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Swine Health UMN Extension

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  • Good gut health can help prevent disease in swine
  • Gut microflora, diet and increases in pathogens interact in swine digestion
  • Formulating diets is a key tool for maintaining gut health and preventing intestinal disease, especially when using less antibiotics.

Health Insurance
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Smart Use Health Insurance™ Workshop UMN Extension

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If so, then the Smart Use Health Insurance™workshop is for you! This workshop gives families the tools they need to make the best use of their health insurance plan and better plan for future health insurance costs. By completing this workshop, participants will: Better understand “out of pocket” costs.

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Advance Care Planning, Now More Than Ever UMN Extension

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COVID-19 presents an opportunity to make sure our health care wishes are known and in writing. If you were to get seriously ill with COVID-19, what advance care plans do you have in place, and who knows about them? If you have an existing health care directive, do you need to revisit your preferences given the risks and realities of COVID-19?

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Helping Your Family Plan For COVID 19 (novel Coronavirus

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  • Public health agencies and health care providers are closely monitoring COVID-19, also called coronavirus
  • Knowledge and planning can help you prepare for a public health emergency
  • Following a few simple steps can make a big difference Stay at home if you are sick
  • Keep your children home if they’re sick.

Coronavirus Health
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Caring For Your Senior Horse

Horses Extension.umn.edu

  • Many horses and ponies can live into their 20s or 30s with good health care
  • Senior horses provide trustworthy mounts for new riders, children and riders with special needs
  • And they are great companions for other horses and their owners
  • As horses age, their health needs change
  • So change your care to meet your senior horse’s developing needs.

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Norovirus: Step By Step Clean Up Of Vomit And Diarrhea

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  • Kentucky Public Health and How to clean up vomit and diarrhea, Olmsted County Public Health
  • Remove visible vomit and/or stool from clothing/linen before washing
  • Separate contaminated items from regular laundry
  • Use detergent and a 1/2 cup of bleach to wash clothing and linens according to label directions.

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Agricultural Workers Now Eligible For COVID 19 Vaccine

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  • Local public health officials in each county receive vaccines and determine how to allocate them
  • Individuals in Tier 2 will be prioritized for vaccines, but in the event of a surplus or an unclaimed appointment, individuals in Tier 3 will be notified
  • Other websites like vaccinespotter.org and vaccineconnector.org have emerged in recent weeks.

Covid 19 Health
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Deworming Your Horse UMN Extension

Colic Extension.umn.edu

  • Deworming is key to horse and foal health care programs
  • Some studies show 80 percent of colic cases relate to parasites, with larval strongyles most responsible for colic in adult horses
  • Fecal samples can test for internal parasites except tapeworms and bots
  • Roundworms (Parascarus equorum

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Understanding Opioid Addiction And Treatment UMN Extension

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  • If you are taking prescription pain medications, do NOT take the following without first talking to your health care provider: Alcohol (including beer, wine and liquor)
  • Antihistamines (including allergy medications such as Benadryl®)

Mens Health
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Extension Teams Up To Provide Updated Information On Baby

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  • 1 day ago · Talk to your child’s health care provider for more information
  • To learn more about feeding your baby, attend the webinar First Foods: Feeding Your 0-2 year old April 28 from 11:00-11:30 a.m CDT
  • This is the first of five webinars in the series “Feeding Your Child: Infancy and Beyond .”

Baby Health
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National Health Outreach Conference UMN Extension

Patients Extension.umn.edu

The Health Resource Center (HRC) was created to expand the capacity of traditional health care by screening patients for social needs (such as food insecurity, clothing, housing, etc.) in a clinical setting, then "prescribing" positive-screened patients local resources within the clinic or community.

Health Insurance
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4 H Food And Nutrition Project

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  • Get started with 4-H'ers in your area
  • Find a club near you or contact your local 4-H office for more info.; Get started on your own
  • National 4-H food and nutrition activity books (for sale)
  • Iowa 4-H Food & Nutrition Project Hot Sheet (free download)
  • Utah 4-H cake decorating, healthy snacks and family & consumer science activity sheets (free download)

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Directiva Para El Cuidado De La Salud De Minnesota UMN

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Food, health and nutrition; Health care; Directiva para el cuidado de la salud de Minnesota Also available in English. Una directiva para el cuidado de la salud es una herramienta de planificación que se usa para identificar quién quiere usted que tome las decisiones en su nombre si usted no puede hacerlo, e indicar por escrito sus

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Horse Care And Management UMN Extension

Horses Extension.umn.edu

  • Many horses and ponies can live into their 20s or 30s with good health care
  • As horses age, their health needs change
  • Thus, you should change your care to meet your senior horse’s developing needs
  • Fly control Common flies around horses and how to control them
  • Learn about common flies in Minnesota

Mens Health
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Healthy And Fit On The Go: Ergonomics And Back Health

Exercises Extension.umn.edu

  • If you are having trouble with your back, talk to your health care provider about exercises or physical therapy you can do to make it better
  • Strengthen your back: Try these basic exercises to improve your posture and back health: Lie on your back with your knees bent
  • Slowly lift one knee to your chest and hold for 5 seconds.

Health Insurance
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Getting Outside Safely While Staying At Home UMN Extension

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  • Even everyday risks and unknowns, such as car travel or cycling, are compounded during this time of quarantine
  • Crashes and preventable injuries take away critical resources from the COVID-19-strapped health care system
  • Take extra care and think twice about all your activities.

Home Healthcare
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Welcoming Communities Assessment

Policies Extension.umn.edu

  • In New Ulm: The health care system sector appears to be on the leading edge of inclusion efforts for all dimensions, including policies and practices
  • Overall, many sectors for all three communities are at least slight to moderately aware of and engaging for inclusion
  • However, there has been less progress in developing policies and practices.

Mens Health
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Poultry Care And Management UMN Extension

Stress Extension.umn.edu

  • Birds are subject to heat stress when the air temperature and humidity uncontrollably increase their core body temperature
  • Heat stress can result in panting, increased water intake and eventually death
  • Access to cool, fresh water, ventilation, and adjusted feed schedules can help provide relief to

Mens Health
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The American Rescue Plan Act Passes Congress, Includes

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  • $500 million via USDA’s Rural Development agency for emergency grants for rural health care
  • $47.5 million to administer pandemic programs at USDA, as well as $2.5 million for COVID-19 related program oversight at USDA

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Supporting Families And Communities Through Tough Times

Talking Extension.umn.edu

  • Talking about finances is stressful, especially during uncertain times
  • A series of webinars will focus on the basics that will give participants the confidence they need to make informed decisions
  • Topics include payday loans, building credit history, understanding workplace benefits and health care, and putting your savings to work.

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Gray Mold In The Flower Garden UMN Extension

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  • How to identify gray mold Gray mold causes a dark brown to black blight of flowers, buds, leaves and stems
  • Infected flowers and flower buds turn completely brown or black
  • On plants with large petals, brown spots may form on petals
  • Leaf spots often form near a wound or where an infected petal has fallen onto the leaf
  • Leaf spots are large round brown blotches with target like rings of darker

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Transition Thursday Webinars: Retirement Planning

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A health care directive can list your wishes regarding how you want to receive medical treatment and allows your selected family and friends to legally be informed of your medical status. You can also appoint a health care agent and authorize them to make medical decisions.

Mens Health
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Family News UMN Extension

Families Extension.umn.edu

Family News provides information and featured events that help families make informed decisions leading to better health and well-being. April 15, 2021 Help families in tough times

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Swine Diet And Housing: UMN Extension

Pig-treatment Extension.umn.edu

  • We recorded a total of 24, 40 and 52 pig-treatment days for CCS, HCS and HAG treatments, respectively
  • A pig-treatment day is any day that a pig required any type of injection or other special health care
  • The percent of pigs treated in the CCS, HCS, and …

Healthy Diet
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Advisory Board UMN Extension

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Donna McAlpine, PhD is a medical sociologist whose research focuses on alcohol, drug, and mental health care, and racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes and treatment. Her recent research explores barriers to health care, social determinants of health, and the role of community engagement.

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Economic Contribution Of Alomere Health UMN Extension

Medical Extension.umn.edu

  • Alomere Health is a general medical and surgical hospital in Alexandria, Minnesota with two clinics
  • The hospital, which has 127 beds, provides full medical services
  • It employs more than 700 full-time equivalent staff, including physicians, advanced practice professionals, and skilled nurses

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COVID 19 Response: How The Families First And CARES Acts

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  • The second provision relates to Sections 1102, 1106, and 1109, and is a Small Business Administration forgivable loan called the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).While initial funding of $349 billion ran out less than 14 days after it was authorized, Congress replenished the PPP fund with another appropriation
  • The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement …

Covid 19 Health
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Distribution Of Estate Assets UMN Extension

Health Extension.umn.edu

  • Don't forget a health care directive
  • In addition to your the plan for distribution of your estate assets, you will need a health care plan
  • A health care directive and health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPPA) authorization along with naming a disability panel including a physician, a specialist and family members is recommended.

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The Transgender Toolkit UMN Extension

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Center for Sexual Health — University of Minnesota — This clinic specializes in the health of transgender and gender nonconforming youth. Family Tree Clinic — This community clinic is committed to improving the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer individuals through affordable, respectful sexual health care and education.

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Maintaining Farmland Homestead Classification UMN Extension

Agricultural Extension.umn.edu

  • 1 Regular Agricultural Homestead is a single, one-time application requirement until law changes
  • 2 Active Farming Homestead, also referred to as Special Agricultural Homestead, is an annual application requirement
  • The Minnesota Department of Revenue defines a person actively engaged in farming as “participat[ing] in …

Cats Health
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Children, Youth & Family Consortium UMN Extension

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Health care and body image for trans youth — Jenifer K. McGuire, associate professor, Family Social Science Evaluation Read about the reach and impact of these Lessons from the Field events.

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Minnesota Rural Housing Study

Rental Extension.umn.edu

The complex is now under the management of the municipal health care organization. Building off this success and the area’s regional marketing initiative, MNbump, community leaders created a plan to develop workforce rental housing to help ease the current worker shortage and welcome new families.

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Formulating Farm Specific Swine Diets UMN Extension

Liquid Extension.umn.edu

  • Environment is the most important factor
  • After providing a good environment, nutrition is the next most important factor
  • Changing from liquid milk to a dry starter diet
  • Along with other stressors at weaning, changing from liquid …

Healthy Diet
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New Statewide Animal Science Learning Opportunities In

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  • Description: The 4-H Livestock in a Box series will explore four livestock species: goats, rabbits, poultry and dairy
  • Each box will introduce youth to breed identification, nutrition, health, care, and careers associated with each animal
  • Designed for youth in grades 4-7

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Early Detection Of Sick Pigs In Organic Systems UMN

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  • Early detection of sick pigs is crucial to the health management of organic pigs
  • Changes in behavior, appearance and temperament of pigs are early signs of sickness, but are often subtle and easily overlooked
  • Agriculture, Organic Production and Handling Requirements
  • §205.238 Livestock health care practice standard.

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Life Insurance And Estate Planning UMN Extension

Insurance Extension.umn.edu

  • For most families, the need for life insurance is greatest early in life
  • Children are young and the financial burden of supporting the family are large and create the need for life insurance
  • Ironically, families with the greatest need also are those who probably can least afford the life insurance premiums
  • The need for life insurance usually decreases as families age and accumulate more

Life Healthcare
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Deciding Which Bills To Pay First UMN Extension

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  • Information on Affordable Health Care Act reforms in Minnesota can be found at this website: Minnesota health reform
  • This site provides links to health care exchange information
  • For more suggestions, see Meeting your insurance needs: health insurance.

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FAQ extension.umn.edu health

What is healthy really means?

Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. These nutrients include protein, carbohydrates, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals. Nutrition is important for everyone. When combined with being physically active...

How do you stay healthy?

In order to stay healthy, you need to live an active and aware lifestyle. This means getting at least 30 minutes of exercise daily, eating a well balanced diet, and try and reduce stress in your lifestyle. Becoming more active will help with stress levels and eating a well balanced diet will help keep you healthy.

Is your healthy food really healthy?

Is Your Healthy Food Really Healthy? Give your salad a second look. While salads are a great way to get in your daily vegetables, it's surprisingly simple to... Avoid artificial sweeteners. While reducing the amount of sugar in your diet is always a positive move, artificial... Be picky about popcorn. Popcorn can be a great low-calorie snack when you make it at home. More ...

Is being too healthy unhealthy?

Yep, being too healthy can actually be unhealthy . Orthorexia is an obsession with eating a "pure" diet, which can mean avoiding foods with unhealthy fats, added sugar or salt, genetic modifications, artificial colors, or flavors and preservatives.

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