Health, Wellness, & Family Life

Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service


  • 12 Keys to Embracing Aging Webinars

    Keys to Embracing Aging is an interactive program that highlights 12 keys aimed at helping you grow old gracefully, successfully, and with increased longevity. It addresses attitude, nutrition, activity, brain health, social activity, technology, safety, medical literacy, stress management, financial security, sleep, and taking time for yourself.

  • Eight Success Habits Everyone Should Implement Webinar
    Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 10 - 11 AM

    Are you interested in becoming more successful in all areas of your life? Do you want to have a life of fulfillment and strengthen your relationships and positive habits? The goal of this workshop is to provide practical strategies you can implement to start becoming the best version of yourself. Learning and implementing even a couple of these 8 success principles will help you feel better about your path, your relationships, and how you can live your best life. Passion + Growth + Contribution + Relationships = Life Success.

  • Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience Webinar
    Tuesdays, February 14 - May 2, 2023 from 9 - 10 AM

    People experiencing ongoing stress or prior trauma often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school and work, life, and relationships. As participants learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to take charge of themselves and their responses to what life throws at them. Participants learn to address their physical, relational, and mental health needs. In addition, Mind Matters’ teaches individuals proven ways to deal with stressful, perhaps adverse, life experiences using innovative methods based on current research and neuroscience.

  • Healthy Living for the Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research Webinar
    Wednesday, April 5, 2023 from 9 - 10:30 AM

    For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science can provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. We will discuss research and recommendations in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. In addition, we will look at the warning signs for Alzheimer’s and how to benefit from early detection and diagnosis.

To register, click the corresponding link above, complete the registration, and your unique Zoom link will be emailed to you.

Diabetes Management

  • Diabetes Management Information & Resources:
  • National Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program

    Thursdays, February 16 – June 1, 2023 from 9 – 10 AM
    Vista Grande Community Center, 15 La Madera Road, Sandia Park, 87047

  • National Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program
    Thursdays, February 16 – June 1, 2023 from 10:30 - 11:30 AM
    TenderLove Community Center, 1518 Girard Blvd NE, Albuquerque, 87106

    Have you been told you have prediabetes and at risk for developing diabetes? The good news is through a few simple lifestyle changes you can greatly increase your chances of avoiding diabetes. The initial 16 weekly classes will allow you to learn, practice, and implement the needed changes into your unique lifestyle while enjoying the support and encouragement from a coach and a supportive group. Monthly meetings through January 2024 will help you stay on track!

  • Kitchen Creations: A Cooking School for People with Diabetes In Person
    Wednesdays, February 15, 22; March 1, 8 from 9 AM - 12 PM
    Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26 from 9 AM - 12 PM
    Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menual Ext Blvd NW, Albuquerque, 87107

    Learn how to eat healthy delicious foods and manage diabetes in this educational and informative series. Please join us if you have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes, or cook for people with these conditions. Taught by a registered dietitian and a wellness educator, you will enjoy practical tips, receive delicious recipes, cook delicious meals in the lab time, and be prepared to manage your wellness journey long term.

To register, call 505-243-1386 or email with your name, address, phone, and email. Specify the dates above when registering.


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Contact Us

NMSU-Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service
1510 Menaul Blvd Ext NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-243-1386 | 844-409-0562
Fax: 505-243-1545

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