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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.

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Sep 13, 2021

The nation is aging. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2040, about one in five Americans will be 65 or older – up from about one in eight in 2000. K-State Research and Extension offers a variety of programs and publications to help people grow old gracefully, successfully and with increased longevity....


Jan 18, 2021

Nearly 75% of the U.S. population – about 189 million people – are making resolutions for 2021. Research shows that as we age, we’re less likely to make resolutions. However, K-State Research and Extension specialist on aging, Erin Yelland, says older adults benefit from setting goals and making resolutions. She...


Dec 14, 2020

Eating healthfully and exercising regularly is directly connected to aging well. But, those two factors alone aren’t enough. When we look at all the things that contribute to our length and quality of life, those specific health behaviors only contribute 30%. The other 70% relates to external factors different from...


Oct 19, 2020

The number of Americans providing unpaid care for family or friends continues to climb. According to a report by the Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, the number of family caregivers in the U.S. has increased from 43-point 5 million in 2015 to 53 million in 2020. K-State Research and Extension is offering an...


Sep 21, 2020

There’s no question that COVID-19 poses a serious health risk for those who test positive for the virus. However, we’re starting to see evidence that its health impact extends beyond the virus itself. Research shows that social isolation – especially among older adults and teenagers – is causing an increased...