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May 27, 2024

After receiving a lot of questions about what hospice care is, K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences developed a four-page Fact Sheet, Understanding Hospice. K-State Extension specialist in adult development and aging, Erin Martinez, one of the authors of the Fact Sheet, says it helps answer the...


Jan 22, 2024

Assistive technology can help everyone, but it’s especially beneficial for people with disabilities or older adults. Without assistive technology, Kansas State University Extension specialist in adult development and aging, Erin Martinez, says people may feel excluded and isolated, which increases the impact and risk...


Sep 25, 2023

A decline in the senses doesn’t happen to every individual as they age, but it can be an issue for many. Kansas State University Extension specialist in adult development and aging, Erin Martinez, says Gray for a Day, a program provided by Extension agents across Kansas, provides a hands-on educational opportunity for...


Aug 7, 2023

Kansas State University Extension adult development and aging specialist, Erin Martinez, says retirement is one of life’s most stressful events – and it’s not all tied to how much you’ve saved. Researchers have been focusing on more than just managing retirement accounts and are exploring retiree’s life...


Jun 5, 2023

Physical and emotional abuse, neglect and financial exploitation are some of the most common categories associated with elder abuse. According to the National Council on Aging, one in 10 Americans over age 60 – an estimated 5 million elders – is a victim of elder abuse, neglect or some form of exploitation. K-State...