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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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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...


Sep 14, 2020

As we get older, we may face more health conditions that require regular treatment and medication. As a result, we need to be playing an active role in our health care management. K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin Yelland says it’s important for older adults to...


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...


Apr 6, 2020

One way to lower the risk of older adults catching COVID-19 is to limit in-person visits. However, this can be difficult because they look forward to spending time with family and friends and often rely on others for care or running errands. K-State Research and Extension adult development and aging specialist Erin...