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.
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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.
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.
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.
Difficult conversations are a part of life that we will all have to face at some point. For example, it may be necessary to take the keys away when it is no longer safe for a loved one to drive.
May 23, 2019
SDSU Extension recently received two 2019 Administration for Community Living Grants, to fund two unique programs focused on preventing falls and chronic disease self-management.
“By listening to the needs of South Dakotans and the communities who serve them, our team understands how we can implement research-based and proven programming to address their needs and benefit citizens across the state,” said Suzanne Stluka, SDSU Extension Food & Families Program Director.
July 26, 2019
Gerontologists from SDSU Extension and North Dakota State University Extension are partnering to host a free webinar June 12, 2019. The webinar begins at 11 a.m. MDT/Noon CDT.
College and high school graduates have, or soon will be, walking across the stage and shaking hands President and receiving their diplomas. This act officially moves them on to the next stage of their lives.
May 10, 2019
Designed to help consumers meet their financial goal by increasing their knowledge, skills and resources, SDSU Extension is hosting Your Money, Your Goals June 12, 2019 at the Watertown Regional Library, Community Room (160 6th St. NE). The program is offered at no cost and will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Physical activity is a key behavior to help manage joint symptoms and pain. Let’s review a few different types of arthritis and explore ways to increase mobility and manage pain with physical activity.