Over the next 20 years, the number of adults over the age of 65 will increase dramatically. SDSU Extension is devoted to providing programing to equip South Dakota communities to meet the opportunities and challenges of an aging population.
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.
The goal of this study was to understand perceptions of aging in place and identify next steps to remove barriers to successful aging in place.
The increase in the number of older people (65+) in South Dakota is arguably one of the most significant social changes of our time.
This guide includes expectations, planning timeline, checklist, evaluation tools, and other items to help with preparation for hosting the Aging Gracefully Expo in your community.
One in five Americans has a mental illness, but many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care.
Did you know that only one out of every three South Dakotans have filled out an advance directive? Check out this article to learn more about preparing your own advance directive.
September 29, 2020
SDSU Extension has developed the TeachSD Toolkit which provides educational videos and instructional guides to assist individuals and organizations seeking to help older adults learn new technology skills.
The TeachSD toolkit includes three videos, an implementation guide, and a technology trainer orientation guide. These materials are designed to help individuals and communities develop an intergenerational technology training program in their community.