Extension Programs to Help You Stay Healthy
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service has numerous programs to help you reach your healthy lifestyle goals.
Walk Across Texas!
Come and walk across Texas with us! Walk Across Texas is a program created by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in 1996 to help you establish the habit of regular physical activity. From border to border, you or your team, can walk a virtual 830 miles across the state, seeing your progress across the state on-line, or on a Texas road map. Visit our website for more information.
Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes
Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is a program covering four nutrition and six self-care management topics. The program helps people with diabetes learn the skills needed to manage their disease successfully. County Extension Agents work with health professionals to implement this important program in many counties in Texas.
Master of Memory
The goal of the Master of Memory program is to improve participants’ memory function. The program encourages people to recognize that they can impact their memory function, and teaches them how to do so. The program is a six lesson series that can be presented to various community groups.
Better Living for Texans
A special nutrition program, Better Living for Texans (BLT) focuses on general nutrition, food safety, stretching food dollars, and increasing overall health through proper dietary and physical activity components. For more information on BLT programs, see our BLT page.
Master Wellness Volunteer Program
This program provides volunteers with 40 hours of health and nutrition training. In return, volunteers are asked to give 40 hours of volunteer service to the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. It’s a great way to gain knowledge and skills to put into practice in your own life while you help the community