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Can a Person Neglect Themselves?

Would you be surprised to know that self-neglect is the most common form of non-financial abuse? Self-neglect does not involve abuse perpetrated by another person.

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How Livable is Your Community?

South Dakota offers great communities for people of all ages and is consistently highly ranked as a great place to age in.

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Moving Forward Together

In this article, we will look at potential steps we can take to create a society that promotes positive and purposeful aging for us all.

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Driving and Aging

As loved ones age, we may have concerns about their safety of our older loved ones behind the wheel. SDSU Extension has pulled together a wide array of resources on the subject to help you determine the safety of your loved one to drive.

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Will Your Social Media Accounts Live Forever?

In the age of technology more and more people are wondering what happens to their social media accounts when they die.

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Communication skills are crucial all across the life course. Effective communication skills may help avoid confusion and misunderstanding.

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Does Color Impact Readability?

Color blindness refers to a group of conditions that result in a person not being able to see the full range of colors. In most cases color blindness is an inherited condition.

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Design Matters: What is Presbyopia?

As we enter our 40's we are likely to notice a change in our vision. Changes in our vision may make it more difficult for our eyes to focus. These changes are called presbyopia.

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SHIINE: Medicare Education and Protection Program

SHIINE stands for Senior Health Information and Insurance Education. SHIINE’s purpose is to provide free, confidential and impartial knowledge to recipients of Medicare.

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Business Owner Resources

Indicators suggest that population aging is the new normal. Boomers (born 1946-1964) and other older generations have meaningful buying power.