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Amy Hosier


FCS7-207

Ten Tips for Talking with Your Child or Teen about Sexuality

9/20/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Erin Yelland

Parenting involves teaching children to maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle, which includes healthy sexual development. It is an important parenting responsibility to talk to your children about sex, sexuality, and related topics.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 574 kb
Pages: 6



FCS4-413

Home Accessibility: Assistive Technology

8/23/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Ashley Osborne

Assistive technology allows people to do things that they might not otherwise be able to do. It reduces the impact of a disability and increases the opportunity for enjoying an optimal level of safety and independence.

Departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 363 kb
Pages: 3



FCS4-414

Home Accessibility: One Size Fits All

8/23/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Ashley Osborne

A well-designed home promotes independence and allows us the satisfaction of being able to stay in control and remain at home as we age or as our needs change.

Departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 640 kb
Pages: 3



FCS4-415

Home Accessibility: Bedrooms

8/23/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Ashley Osborne

Universal design allows independence, safety, control and quality of life at home and in the community today and in the future. The following universal design features can make your bedroom a safer and more user-friendly space.

Departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 641 kb
Pages: 3



FCS4-416

Home Accessibility: Bathrooms

8/23/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Ashley Osborne

Universal design allows independence, safety, control and quality of life at home and in the community today and in the future. The following universal design features can help make your bathroom a safer and more user-friendly space in your home.

Departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 464 kb
Pages: 3



FCS4-417

Home Accessibility: Kitchens

8/23/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Ashley Osborne

Universal design allows independence, safety, control and quality of life at home and in the community today and in the future. The following universal design features can make your kitchen a safer and more user-friendly space.

Departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 272 kb
Pages: 2



FCS4-418

Home Accessibility: Resources

8/23/2012 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Ashley Osborne

The following information will help you find resources and support for improving your residential situations, assessing your needs and determining which modifications and assistive technologies are most appropriate for you.

Departments: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Housing and Home Furnishings (FCS4 series)
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Size: 214 kb
Pages: 2



FCS7-200

Life Story: What Is It and How Do You Write It?

6/22/2012 (new)
Authors: Brian Downer, Amy Hosier, Glenn Watkins, Faika Zanjani

Whether it is our own or that of someone we love, writing a life story can be a rich and rewarding experience. It is also a gift that can last for generation after generation. To get started, it is important to be organized, prepared, and flexible.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences, UK Graduate Center for Gerontology
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 185 kb
Pages: 5



FCS7-201

Enhancing Quality Care Relationships Through Life Story

6/22/2012 (new)
Authors: Brian Downer, Amy Hosier, Glenn Watkins, Faika Zanjani

Sharing and documenting life story and health history promotes a quality caregiving relationship. A life story is an account of the series of experiences that make up our lives and define who we are.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences, UK Graduate Center for Gerontology
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 171 kb
Pages: 4



FCS7-202

Exercising the Brain Through Life Story

6/22/2012 (new)
Authors: Brian Downer, Amy Hosier, Glenn Watkins, Faika Zanjani

Life story also contributes to brain health, as the process of documenting and sharing life story is a form of brain exercise.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences, UK Graduate Center for Gerontology
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 181 kb
Pages: 3



FCS7-203

Planning and Decision Making Through Life Story

6/22/2012 (new)
Authors: Brian Downer, Amy Hosier, Glenn Watkins, Faika Zanjani

Life story focuses heavily on the past, but we can use these experiences to help us think about and plan for the future.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences, UK Graduate Center for Gerontology
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 178 kb
Pages: 3



FCS7-204

Enhancing Mental Health Through Life Story

6/22/2012 (new)
Authors: Brian Downer, Amy Hosier, Glenn Watkins, Faika Zanjani

Documenting our life story encourages us to constructively think about and examine both positive and negative personal experiences, the meaning and emotions we attach to our experiences, and the lessons we have learned over time.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences, UK Graduate Center for Gerontology
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 180 kb
Pages: 3



FCS7-205

Legacy Building Through Life Review

6/22/2012 (new)
Authors: Brian Downer, Amy Hosier, Glenn Watkins, Faika Zanjani

This fact sheet describes different types of things that make up a legacy, talks about how we can develop a meaningful legacy, and offers a variety of ways to communicate our legacy to others.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences, UK Graduate Center for Gerontology
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 170 kb
Pages: 2



FCS7-206

Stand Up to Falling: What to Do When You Fall

5/10/2012 (new)
Authors: Matthew Carlson, Amy Hosier

A fall can happen to anyone. A fall often happens suddenly, and the experience can be startling and upsetting regardless of your age. Adults age 65 years and older are at the greatest risk of falling and jeopardizing health and independence. Many falls can be prevented by making simple changes, but it's good to plan ahead in case you do fall.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.20 mb
Pages: 4



FCS7-195

Adolescence and Military Deployment

8/17/2011 (new)
Authors: Laura Compton, Amy Hosier

For adolescents (12 to 17 years old), the normal stressors of development along with the added stressors of parental deployment can be overwhelming. Support for adolescents facing parental deployment is a critical issue for mental health professionals and military families.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 434 kb
Pages: 4



FCS7-196

Renewing Infant Attachment Bond Following Military Deployment

8/17/2011 (new)
Authors: Laura Compton, Amy Hosier

With the length of deployment averaging 12 months, this process may be confusing for children of military members, especially those of young ages. Even when close parent-child bonds exist prior to deployment, extended absences may negatively impact this bond. Therefore, military members and their families must be patient in the renewal of attachment bonds following the long separation during a military deployment.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.07 mb
Pages: 4



FCS7-194

Bullying 101: The Basics for Parents and Caregivers of a Bullied Child

7/29/2011 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Deana Reed

Bullying is a serious issue that has been the subject of discussion for several years. This publication will help parents identify the symptoms of a bullied child, understand why they don't report the abuse and learn how to support them during their coping process.

Departments: 4-H Programs, Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 858 kb
Pages: 5



FCS7-197

Sexual Health in Young Adulthood: Protecting Yourself from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

7/29/2011 (minor revision)
Authors: Amy Hosier, Erin Yelland

For young adults ages 18 to 24, sexual health is an important factor in their development. These are the years of greatest fertility and most frequent sexual activity.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 568 kb
Pages: 6



FCS7-198

Stand Up To Falling: How to Prevent Falls

7/15/2011 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier

Four steps can help older adults and those susceptible to falls to protect their independence and reduce their likelihood of falling.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.30 mb
Pages: 2



FCS7-189

Stand Up to Falling: Physical Activity, Exercise and Fall Prevention

6/2/2010 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier

Physical inactivity leads to muscle weakness and loss, and has a negative effect on flexibility and balance, increasing a person's risk of falling. To significantly minimize the chances of falling, strength, balance, and flexibility must be increased.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 773 kb
Pages: 4



FCS7-190

Stand Up to Falling: Medications and Fall Prevention

6/2/2010 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier

Medication causes some older adults to fall. Many seniors are prescribed medications to treat various ailments or diseases, and such drugs may have side effects that lead to falls. Combinations of medicines also create greater chances for adverse drug interaction and/or side effects. Taking four or more prescription and/or over-the-counter medications significantly increases the risk for falling.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 200 kb
Pages: 4



FCS7-191

Stand Up to Falling: Home Safety and Fall Prevention

6/2/2010 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier

About 50 to 75 percent of falls happen in the home. Many of these falls are caused by home hazards that we overlook every day. Falls can be reduced and prevented by identifying and correcting hazards in your home. Remember, falls are preventable!

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 490 kb
Pages: 5



FCS7-192

Stand Up to Falling: Vision Impairment and Fall Prevention

6/2/2010 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier

Whether vision impairment or disease, age-related trouble with vision increases the risk for falling and fall-related injury. A key to safety, wellness, and fall prevention is to keep your eyes healthy. Have regular eye exams, use appropriate prescriptions for glasses and contacts, and work with a doctor to maximize vision in both eyes.

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 1.09 mb
Pages: 5



FCS7-193

Stand Up to Falling: A Matter of Balance and Fall Prevention

6/2/2010 (new)
Authors: Amy Hosier

The eight-session, evidence-based falls management program is led by trained volunteer lay leaders. The program aims "to reduce [the] fear of falling, stop the fear of falling cycle, and increase activity levels among community-dwelling older adults."

Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
Series: Human Development and Family Relationships (FCS7 series)
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Size: 646 kb
Pages: 4