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Using Facts on Aging to Strengthen South Dakota Webinar March 22, 2019

March 19, 2019

Strengthening South Dakota using facts on aging is the focus of SDSU Extension free webinar, Using Facts on Aging to Strengthen South Dakota. Hosted March 22, 2019 8:30 a.m. (mountain) / 9:30 a.m. (central).

Older Adults

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SDSU Extension Provides Facts On Aging In New Report

January 09, 2019

South Dakotans are living longer than at any point in history. “This is a global trend,” said Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.

Older Adults, Health

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Aging Gracefully Expo - Planning Guide for Remote Locations

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.

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A Profile of Older South Dakotans

The increase in the number of older people (65+) in South Dakota is arguably one of the most significant social changes of our time.

Holiday Conversations About Aging

Since families come together during the holiday season, this may be an ideal time to start discussing the important topics we often associate with aging.

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SDSU Extension Encourages Families To Discuss Aging

February 21, 2019

As you think about yourself as an older person, what do you see? The answer to this question is likely very personal because everyone has different goals and priorities for themselves and their family, explained Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.

Older Adults

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Older Adults

Over the next 20 years, the number of adults over the age of 65 will increase dramatically.

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5 Myths About Aging

Growing older is one of the few universal experiences. If we’re lucky, we will all experience what it is like to earn a couple wrinkles on our faces and watch our hair gray or have it fall out of our head.

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We Are What We Think

We have all heard the phrase “you are what you eat”, but research also suggests that we are what we think.

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Never Too Old For New Beginnings: 6 Inspiring Late Bloomers

Regardless of where we are in life, newly retired or going back to school, here are 6 individuals who mastered their passion later in life who can inspire us.