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Group Seeks to Stop Falls Among Older Adults in South Dakota

February 11, 2020

Between 2007 and 2016, South Dakota was ranked fifth in the nation for death from falls among adults ages 65 and older. Beyond the risk of death, a fall can have a significant impact on individuals, families, and communities.

Older Adults, Health, Aging Well

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Mar 11

How to Stay in Your Home Longer Webinar

Older adults overwhelmingly say that they want to remain in their home and community for as long as possible. Join us for a webinar that will focus on the role that home design plays in options to aging in place.

Aging Well, Older Adults, Health, Physical Activity

Better Choices Better Health Good & Healthy South Dakota Communities
Apr 13

Diabetes Workshop @ Parkston

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop from April 13 - May 18 at 1 PM CST at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center (401 W. Glynn Drive, Parkston, SD 57366).

Health, Better Choices, Better Health©

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Mar 09

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ Sioux Falls

Walk With Ease (WWE) is a 6-week walking program, developed by the Arthritis Foundation, aimed at helping individuals start or maintain a safe walking program in their lives.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

a group of older adults starting to exercise while standing behind folding chairs
Feb 25

Fit & Strong! Workshop @ Scotland

SDSU Extension will be hosting an 12-week exercise program beginning on Feb 25 at 10 AM CST at the West Wind Apartments (1140 Washington St., Scotland, SD 57059).

Health

Better Choices Better Health Good & Healthy South Dakota Communities
Mar 18

Chronic Disease Workshop @ Vermillion

Better Choices, Better Health© SD Chronic Disease Workshops (CDSMP) are designed to help adults living with chronic conditions and caregivers manage physical and mental health wellness.

Health, Better Choices, Better Health©

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Feb 25

Walk With Ease Workshop (WWE) @ Henry

Walk With Ease (WWE) is a 6-week walking program, developed by the Arthritis Foundation, aimed at helping individuals start or maintain a safe walking program in their lives.

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

a group of older adults starting to exercise while standing behind folding chairs
Feb 18

Fit & Strong! Workshop @ Aberdeen

SDSU Extension will be hosting an 12-week exercise program beginning on Feb 18 at 12:30 PM CST at the Aberdeen Bethlehem Lutheran Church (1620 Milwaukee Ave., NE, Aberdeen, SD 57401).

Health

Better Choices Better Health Good & Healthy South Dakota Communities
Jun 04

Diabetes Workshop @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop from June 4 - July 9 at 2 PM CST at the Tower of David (320 S. 3rd Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104).

Health, Better Choices, Better Health©

Better Choices Better Health Good & Healthy South Dakota Communities
Mar 06

Diabetes Workshop @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will host a Better Choices, Better Health Diabetes Workshop from Mar 6 - April 17 at 90 AM CST at Our Savior's Lutheran Church (909 W. 33rd St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105).

Health, Better Choices, Better Health©