Jul 15, 2019
As we get older, we may face health conditions that need to be treated on a regular basis. As a result, we need to play an active role in our health care management. According to K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland, older adults need to understand why they’re taking a medication, how to take it properly, the potential side effects, and how to properly dispose of outdated or unused medications.
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.