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Fresh Conversations 2020 Virtual Series

Fresh Conversations offers friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active.  After attending each session, participants will receive a free copy of the Seasoned Newsletter.

This will be an 8-part series with sessions on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month beginning on September 9th through December 23rd.  Event page

Searching for objective, reliable and credible answers to your food and nutrition questions? Are you looking for ways to save money and live a healthier, happier life?  Look no further.  The Family and Consumer Sciences Program of the University of Maryland Extension is here to help!

We offer health, nutrition, and food related information, resources and classes.  To request any of the following nutrition education programs contact, Deborah Rhoades, Licensed Registered Dietitian and Extension Educator by calling 301-600-3573; TTY: 301-600-1672 or e-mail .  Programs are available for all groups (of 10 or more) including individuals, Federal, State and County agencies, organizations, churches, businesses, etc.


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