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 Yelland says social distancing doesn’t have to mean isolation or loneliness. She says we can use new and old technology to stay connected.
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.