Four hour documentary series shedding light on the root causes of socio-economic and racial inequities in health – why some of us get sicker more often and die sooner. Documents mounting evidence of how inequities in a variety of aspects of life such as the jobs we do, the wealth we enjoy, the neighborhoods we live in – can get under the skin and disrupt our biology as surely as germs and viruses. Useful for facilitating community and/or coalition forums on health disparities. (2008) – DVD (4 hours), PROGRAM GUIDE.
As the percentage of older adults (especially those age 85+) has risen, more employees have struggled to balance the demands of work and the responsibilities involved in providing care to one or more elderly loved ones. Through interviews with employers, employees, and educators experienced in working with caregivers, the nine video segments on this DVD provide useful information for employers regarding how to make workplace environments more supportive of the needs of working caregivers. (2012) – DVD (47:15 – total).
Takes an unflinching look at the severity of the obesity crisis in America and its crippling effects on health and health care. Consists of four films, each running 60-70 minutes that explore how people become obese, the factors that drive obesity in our bodies and our communities, its effects on adults, children and our nation, and the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. In addition, includes 10 additional short films focusing on a wide variety of weight-related topics.) (2012) – 3 DVDs, DISCUSSION GUIDE (150 pages – English & Spanish language).
Uses true stories about a city paving crew and workers in a foundry to demonstrate how to deal with and prevent the medical condition called heat stress, fatal for 20% of people who experience it. Includes life-saving information about how to recognize symptoms and act quickly to save lives. Good review for supervisors and old hands, but essential for new workers. (2011) – DVD (14:18).
Equips Extension educators and others who work with adults to teach skills for balanced living in five key areas: time management, stress management, mindful eating, physical activity and sleep. Emphasizes the crucial roles of each of these elements in a well-balanced life and promotes mindful eating over dieting. Consists of five 1 hour units which can be taught as stand-alone classes or as a series. Includes advertising tools as well as PowerPoint presentations with narratives, activities and handouts and evaluation tools. (2010) – CD-ROM.
Illustrates what to do as a first response in the most common work injuiries, such as cuts, burns, sprains, fractures, shock, heat stroke, as well as what to do in case of heart attack, including CPR. (1994) – VHS VIDEO (13:00), LEADER GUIDE.
Focuses on Water*jel burn care products and how they’re used in emergency situations. (1995) – VHS VIDEO (18 min.)
Focuses on how gardening is a great way to maintain physical activity and helps improve nutrition – two viable strategies for addressing arthritis. A Wisconsin Arthritis Program representative provides facts about arthritis and a USDA representative provides nutrition information. In addition, demonstrates a variety of tools and techniques that help reduce stress on joints while gardening. Describes how to make gardening easier, simple ways to modify the tools you already own, a few helpful tools and aids such as kneelers and seats, and gardening in raised beds and containers. Includes a “tour” of a garden planted by a master gardener. Completely revised and expanded from 2007 production. (2008) – DVD (34:00)
Host Shelley Ryan visits the Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor, Door County. In addition, she demonstrates preserving the harvest in an unusual manner for adults only. Plant Pathologist Brian Hudelson shows what happens to plants when there is too much water. Finally the program ends with a special visit to a wheelchair accessible garden that is functional, attractive and affordable. (2008) – DVD (29:00).
Three panel tabletop display featuring information about health care access, health care costs and healthy behaviors. Each panel includes a Q & A format about each health care issue. Provides three options for interaction with participants which may be used singly or together depending on the audience and degree of interaction desired. **Requires large display board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and header panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.** (2008) – 3 DISPLAY PANELS, HEADER, “YOUR OPINION PLEASE! BOXES, INSTRUCTIONS (5p), MASTER FOR “ULTIMATE HEALTH CARE QUIZ” & ANSWERS (4P).
Three panel tabletop display featuring information on how to identify reliable health information on the internet, tools to access reliable information on the internet, and the importance of discussing internet information with health care providers. **Requires large display board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and header panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.** (2008) – 3 DISPLAY PANELS, HEADER, INSTRUCTIONS (4p), MASTER FOR “EVALUATING WEBSITES” WORKSHEET (2p).
CYFERnet Webinar sponsored by Penn State’s Better Kid Care Program, focusing on indoor environmental health issues and how they affect young children. Explores the connections between children’s health and the indoor environments of child care facilities. Demonstrates practices that can assure the indoor environment where children spend their time is safe for them. (2010) – CD WITH POWERPOINT PRESENTATION & INSTRUCTOR MANUAL, “HELP YOURSELF TO A HEALTHY HOME: PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH (56p)
Tabletop display for use at workshops and seminars for Family Living Program campus and county staff dealing with the issue of family caregiving. **Requires Large Display Board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and Header Panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.**). (2006) – 3 PANEL DISPLAY & HEADER, TWO TABLE COVERS.