Food, Nutrition & Health


The Food, Nutrition and Health program is focused on improving nutrition, physical activity, and food safety outcomes for Nebraskans. The Food Website is a pioneer in connecting all the Extension food-related areas of a university under one umbrella website.

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Food, Nutrition & Health

April 23, 2019

New To Medicare Educational Program – May 2

By Mary Loftis, SHIIP Counselor


Turning 65 can be a scary and confusing time. You may be asking questions like: “If I’m still working and have insurance do I need to enroll in Medicare?” “What’s with all this mail I’m getting now?” “What about Social Security?” “What is my full retirement age?”

April 11, 2019

Is Now Medicare Time for You?

By Mary Loftis, Nebraska SHIIP Counselor

If the magic milestone of turning 65 is in your not-so-distant future you may be

wondering if now is the time to enroll in Medicare. The answer varies with each individual.

Do you or your spouse have work insurance and do you/they plan to continue to work? Are

you contributing to a Health Saving Account? Are you currently on a Healthcare

Marketplace plan or are you paying directly for your own insurance? These questions and

March 27, 2019

Support of Flood Recovery Efforts by Nebraska 4-H

(Source: Kathleen Lodl | | 402-472-9012)


News Release

Jonathan Burlison

Training Specialist  

NE Department of Insurance

(402) 471-2599


Does Medicare Cover DNA Genetic Testing?

January 18, 2019

Is Now Medicare Time for You?

December 12, 2018

Welcome to Medicare Basics Class


Celebrate your upcoming 65th birthday by attending a “Welcome to Medicare!” class.