Nov 2, 2020
In its simplest form, aging can be defined as changes that happen to us as a result of time. Unfortunately, ageism – the prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of age – is a growing concern. As part of a three-day virtual conference between Kansas State, South Dakota State and North Dakota State University Research and Extension, three specialists in aging and gerontology talked about the consequences of ageism, implicit bias, and preparing Extension to better serve older adults.
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.