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Mar 24

Elder Family Financial Exploitation via Power of Attorney Abuse Webinar

SDSU Extension will be hosting a webinar on Mar 24 at 12 PM CST focusing on elder financial exploitation perpetrated by a family member.

Older Adults, Aging Well, Family Finances

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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

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Benefits of Walking

Walking is inexpensive, safe, easy, and a great way to get the physical activity needed to obtain health benefits.

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South Dakota State University Releases Free Resources About Advance Care Planning

January 29, 2020

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, only one out of every three South Dakotans has an advance directive.

Older Adults

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Financial Elder Abuse Webinar Hosted by SDSU Extension

January 21, 2020

Who do you trust with your money?

Older Adults

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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Webinar to be Hosted by SDSU Extension on Jan. 8

December 31, 2019

SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension are partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to present a webinar titled, “The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s.” The free webinar will take place on Jan. 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. MT/Noon CT.

Older Adults, Health

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Conversations that Matter: Advance Care Planning for Rural Families

A booklet to help teach others about advance care planning.

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SDSU Extension to Host Estate and Transition Planning Conference on January 10-11 in Oacoma

December 03, 2019

SDSU Extension will host the Power of Women as AgVocates Conference on Jan. 10 - 11, at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort and Conference Center in Oacoma. The theme of the conference is “The Power of Advocating: Estate and Transition Planning – The Difficult Conversations.”

Family Finances, Older Adults

Two older people holding hands while walking.

SDSU Extension Joins Forces to Address Brain Aging Myths

October 15, 2019

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, SDSU Extension and University of Illinois Extension will host a webinar titled “Senior Moments and Other Misnomers About the Aging Brain” on Friday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. MST/Noon CDT.

Older Adults, Health