Resources and Opportunities

CSU Health Extension recognizes that supporting individual and community health and well-being is complex and requires a multi-dimensional approach. We hope that by offering, and continuously expanding various resources and opportunities, we can help meet the unique and diverse needs of all Coloradans. 

Healthy Aging Educational Opportunities

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Caregiver Workshop Series

CSU Health Extension has partnered with expert, Jane Barton, to put on a monthly webinar series that provides information about a variety of topics related to caregiving.

Watch previously recorded sessions on CSU Extension’s YouTube playlist.

Register for future sessions below:

November 15, 2023: Collaborative Care

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at CSU offers online and in-person courses designed for adults who are eager to learn new things and meet new people with similar interests. With your paid $25 membership fee each term, you will be eligible to register for as many OLLI classes, lectures, and special programs as you would like during our Fall Term (Sept-Dec) or Spring Term (Jan-May). Your paid membership will also provide you with the opportunity to enjoy several complimentary member-only lectures, national virtual tours, and participation in OLLI social activities. View Fall 2023 courses.

OLLI is now offering organizational memberships for a discounted group rate.

In November 2023, OLLI will be offering an art history class in Spanish!

CSU Center for Healthy Aging

As a community-engaged center, the CSU Center for Healthy Aging (CHA) is a catalyst for interdisciplinary research, evidence-based outreach, and education about healthy aging. Below are some of the resources offered on the CHA website:

Watch recorded Healthy Aging Speaker Series webinars 

Complete an online certificate for Transitions in Aging 

Take personal fitness classes from the comfort of your home

Senior Access Points
Senior Access Points (SAP) enables older adults and caregivers to find the aging-related resources they need through a curated website and direct outreach.

Currently, SAP is only available in Larimer County. If you are interested in replicating SAP to serve older adults in your community review the following resources:

Health Promotion/Behavioral Health Educational Opportunities

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Family Matters Newsletter

The Family Matters Newsletter provides monthly informational articles about parenting issues, health, physical activity, nutrition, and child safety. Stay-up-to-date with the Family Matters Newsletters, here!

Live Smart Colorado Blog

The Live Smart Colorado Blog shares relevant information regarding food, health, family, finances, and home-life. Catch up on the latest articles, here!

Stress Management Virtual Classes

CSU Online and Larimer County Extension offer several virtual programs workshops about mindfulness, stress reduction, and self care. Learn essential skills by exploring these virtual courses, here!

FoodSmart Colorado

FoodSmart Colorado provides nutrition information, healthy recipes, food safety tips, physical activity recommendations, and more! Visit FoodSmart Colorado and subscribe to their E-Newsletter to stay connected.

Community Engagement Opportunities

Participate in a Research Study!

Have you ever wanted to learn about how research studies work to generate new information?  The Center for Healthy Aging at CSU is now recruiting older adults to participate in current and future research studies. Some of the research questions include:

  • How does Yoga impact people with brain injury and stroke?
  • How do wild blueberries effect blood pressure and vascular health in Middle-Aged/Older Men?

Learn more about becoming a research participant, here!

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