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Radio stations are free to use clips from any of the episodes below. 

A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Sound Living episodes are stored.

Captioned episodes are available on our Sound Living page on YouTube.

Jul 25, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month. As part of the national effort by FEMA to help us be better prepared for disasters, K-State Research and Extension is working to get us financially prepared. Extension resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss says that having records organized and up to date, including health, insurance, and bank information, can not only be helpful in our day-to-day life, but is especially important in an emergency, such as a fire, flood, tornado or prolonged power outage.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.