SDSU Extension provides education and resources for older adults and their families.
Aging in Place
Resources to help older adults stay in their home and community for as long as they choose.
Build habits to maintain physical, mental, and social wellbeing, even when faced with difficulty or chronic disease.
Topics for people providing care and support to a person with complicated or chronic medical conditions or facing end-of-life decline.
Envision the future, establish goals and take steps to achieve the future you want for you and your family.
Heirlooms: Creative Life Writing Workshop - Obituary Writing
SDSU Extension will host a 2023 Heirlooms: Creative Life Story Writing Workshop webinar about obituary writing on April 1 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. MT (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT).
Heirlooms: Creative Life Writing Workshop - Ancestor Writing
SDSU Extension will host a 2023 Heirlooms: Creative Life Story Writing Workshop webinar about ancestor writing on October 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. MT (6:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT).
Caregiving for Rural Families
SDSU Extension developed a course called Caregiving for Rural Families. This self-paced course is designed to help rural people learn about long-term services support, how to help someone with routine tasks like bathing or brushing teeth, and how caregivers need to prepare for emergency situations.
How to Bring Heirlooms Writing Workshops to Your Community
Life stories are pieces of history that should be valued and preserved for future generations. If you are ready to preserve these pieces of history in your community, then it’s time to sponsor an Heirlooms: Creative Life Writing workshop.
SDSU Extension Hosts Free Life Story Writing Workshops via Zoom
December 07, 2022
South Dakota State University Extension will host a series of online creative writing workshops in 2023 on life story, obituary, and ancestor writing. The workshops will be taught by Molly Barari, professional writer and South Dakota Humanities Scholar.