Thank you for your interest in creating an opportunity for community education in your community. We are pleased that you see the value of utilizing technology to connect members of your community with valuable educational information. The statewide pilot of the Aging Gracefully Expo (AGE) was made possible because of the generous support of AARP South Dakota and the Office of Attorney General. Special thanks to Jane Strommen, Ph.D., NDSU Extension Gerontology Specialist, for her contributions to the pilot. Based on the success of the Aging Gracefully Expo pilot, SDSU Extension developed this guide to assist others who wish to host AGE in their community. This guide includes expectations, planning timeline, checklist, evaluation tools, and other items to help with preparation for AGE in your community.
Aging Gracefully Expo - Planning Guide for Remote Locations
January 09, 2019
South Dakotans are living longer than at any point in history. “This is a global trend,” said Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.
The increase in the number of older people (65+) in South Dakota is arguably one of the most significant social changes of our time.
December 18, 2018
As you think about yourself as an older person, what do you see? The answer to this question is likely very personal because everyone has different goals and priorities for themselves and their family, explained Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.