By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP®, AFC® firstname.lastname@example.org. During the virtual 2020 AFCPE Symposium, I attended a “military meet-up” for members who provide financial education and counseling programs for service members and their families. It was a structured discussion using Zoom with a series of questions for the entire group and small breakout groups. It is… Continue Reading Take-Aways from a Military Meet-Up
Author: Christian Maino Vieytes, Doctoral Student, Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 Recently, The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion in the United States Department of Agriculture recently the 9th iteration of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). Guidelines established in the DGA are intended for… Continue Reading The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025
Tips and Strategies to Build Healthy Habits 2020 was a bit of a rollercoaster and the events of last year will most definitely shape 2021. With everything going on in the world around us, it is hard sometimes to ground ourselves and to remember what is truly important for us and our families. With that… Continue Reading New Year’s Resolutions- Healthy Habits for the Military Family
Written by: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D., MBP Consulting, LLC, Professor Emeritus, UW-Extension & Caregiver (Second article in three-part series on caregiver helplessness.) Knowing that I can’t be the only caregiver feeling helpless, I researched the topic to better understand the emotions associated with helplessness and to garner coping strategies. During my exploration process I was surprised… Continue Reading Are You Making Your Care Receiver Feel Helpless?
Photo by fauxels from Pexels By: Haley Singer, Undergraduate Student in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS, 2020-2025 Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) publish a new set of Dietary Guidelines for… Continue Reading RECAP: DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS, 2020-2025
By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP®, AFC® email@example.com One hallmark of a professional credential, such as the AFCPE Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) designation, is a code of ethics. Ethics are principles of proper conduct derived from morals (i.e., principles about what is right and wrong). Ethics are intimately grounded in the work that Personal Financial Managers… Continue Reading Ethical Issues and Standards of Practice
On December 3rd, 2020, MFLN Family Development hosted our latest and last webinar of 2020 entitled “Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy Settings.” This webinar was the most recent installment within the Sexual Behavior in Children & Youth (SBCY) Series, which has been ongoing since May 2019. The goals… Continue Reading Go Beyond the Webinar| Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy Settings
Written by: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D., MBP Consulting, LLC, Professor Emeritus, UW-Extension & Caregiver (First article in three-part series on caregiver helplessness.) I don’t know about you, but there have been many times when I felt helpless as a caregiver, especially during the past 18 months as I care for my adult son, with colon cancer.… Continue Reading Are You Feeling Helpless as a Caregiver?
By: Madison Boissiere, Undergraduate Student in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. With the New Year comes a new opportunity to finally get started on the habits and goals you’ve been thinking about. Maybe you had these same goals last year but weren’t able to follow through. In fact, 92%… Continue Reading Creating Healthy Habits for the New Year
By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP®, firstname.lastname@example.org. Like many Americans, it is not uncommon for military families to have leftover holiday debt still hanging over their heads like a big dark cloud. What can you do to help these clients? There are a number of time-tested ways to dig out from under a pile of debt… Continue Reading Downsizing Holiday Debt