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Leacey Brown

SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist


SDSU West River Research and Extension 
711 N Creek Drive
Rapid City, SD 57703

Leacey E. Brown serves South Dakota as a SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist. What that means is that Leacey is an expert on aging. Aging is a process of gaining momentum, where we gain knowledge, skills and experience. To take advantage of those resources, we need modern solutions to the challenges of aging. Leacey works with individuals, families and communities to improve aging for all of us who call South Dakota home. She is based in Rapid City, South Dakota, but serves the whole state of South Dakota. Please feel free to reach out to her with any questions.

State & Regional Offices

West River Research and Extension

Also by Leacey Brown

Woman writing in a journal.
Jul 09

2022 Heirlooms: Creative Life Story Writing Workshops @ Spearfish

SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Humanities Council will host an in-person Heirlooms: Creative Life Writing Workshop on July 9, 2022 at the Spearfish Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. MT to 2:30 p.m.

Home health care specialist visiting with an older female adult.

South Dakota State University Promotes Advance Care Planning Ahead of National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 07, 2022

SDSU Extension and the SDSU College of Nursing are collecting stories from South Dakotans to promote advance care planning in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day.

A camera and black and white photos sitting on top of a map.

A Glimpse Into Life Story Writing

Learn some tips for identifying important milestones, events and themes when writing a life story to pass on to future generations.