Jul 6, 2020
Studies show older adults overwhelmingly want to stay in their homes and live independently for as long as they can. However, home modifications may be necessary for them to safely age in place. K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland likes to break the modifications into three categories: free, lower cost and higher cost.
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.