FCHS Family Programs

Family Programs:

  • Building Your Family History An Important Legacy- A family’s medical history provides an overview of its predisposition for conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Learn how to collect family medical information; conduct an assessment of hereditary risk factors and develop a personalized health plan to reduce the onset of chronic health conditions.
  • Living Well:It’s a Family Affair- Being healthy and raising healthy kids starts with the family. Learn ways that families can work together to improve overall wellness, with tips for healthier eating and strategies to incorporate physical activity into daily life.


For more information:

Sara Elnakib, RD, MPH, CHES
Family and Community Health Sciences Educator
Cooperative Extension of Passaic County
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ 07470-5825
Phone: 973-305-5746
Fax: 973-305-8865


Cooperative Extension of Passaic County