Jan 26, 2018
More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease. And, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, not only is it the sixth leading cause of death in the country, but it also currently cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. About 12 percent of Kansans currently have the disease or related dementia. K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland discusses the risk factors, signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
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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.