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Nov 05

Your Money Your Goals @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will be hosting a program on November 5 at 6 PM CDT at the Watertown Regional Library Community Room (160 6th St., NE, Watertown, SD 57201).

Family Finances, Health, Older Adults

Stacks of coins getting gradually larger.
Oct 08

Your Money Your Goals @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will be hosting a program on October 8 at 6 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center, Falls Room (2001 E. Eighth St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Family Finances, Health, Older Adults

Stacks of coins getting gradually larger.
Oct 01

Your Money Your Goals @ Brookings

SDSU Extension will be hosting a program on October 1 at 6 PM CDT at the Brookings Public Library, Cooper Room B (515 3rd St., Brookings, SD 57006).

Family Finances, Health, Older Adults

retired couple sitting on a park bench overlooking a bluff.

Aging Well Lunch and Learn Webinar to be held on August 14, 2019

July 26, 2019

The third webinar in a four-part series hosted by gerontologists from North Dakota State University Extension and SDSU Extension will take place on August 14, 2019. The webinar will begin at 11:00 a.m. MDT/Noon CDT. The webinar will discuss aging, how aging is different from disease, and barriers and strategies to aging well.

Older Adults

Downtown main street with storefronts and apartment buildings.

Dakotas Housing Study Results Shed Light on Aging in Place

July 10, 2019

SDSU Extension and North Dakota State University Extension recently teamed up to conduct the Dakotas Housing Study, which showed that housing appropriate for successful aging in place is largely absent in both states. Over 600 people across North Dakota and South Dakota participated in the study.

Older Adults, Health

Group of men playing a board game outside.

The Emotional Challenges of Relocating

Our home is the physical embodiment of our memories. Unfortunately, our home is not always the best place for us to remain as we reach advanced age.

retired couple sitting on a park bench overlooking a bluff.

Free Long-Term Care Planning Lunch and Learn Webinar on July 10

June 26, 2019

The second in a four-part webinar series hosted by gerontologists from North Dakota State University Extension and SDSU Extension will take place on July 10. The webinar begins at 11:00 a.m. MDT/Noon CDT. Topics covered include long-term care, planning and financing options and how to identify optimal care options to meet family needs.

Older Adults, Health

child and an older man planting flowers in a raised garden bed

Housing Across the Life Span: Consumer knowledge, preferences, and barriers

This study is the result of collaborative efforts between SDSU Extension, North Dakota State University Extension, and North Dakota State University Department of Apparel, Design & Hospitality Management. 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.

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Team to Receive Best Paper Award during Conference

June 19, 2019

SDSU Extenison Gerontology Field Specialist, Leacey E. Brown and Jane Strommen, a Gerontology Specialist in the Department of Human Development and Family Science, North Dakota State University were recognized by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) with the Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal Best Paper Award during the annual conference held in St. Louis, June 24.

Health, Older Adults

retired couple sitting on a park bench overlooking a bluff.
Sep 11

Difficult Conversations Lunch and Learn

North Dakota State University Extension and SDSU Extension gerontologists will be hosting a free lunch and learn webinar on September 11 at 11 AM MDT/Noon CDT.

Older Adults