Many older adults see being able to drive as a cornerstone of their independence. In certain areas of the United States, particularly rural areas, public transportation may not be sufficient or available.
In this article, we will look at potential steps we can take to create a society that promotes positive and purposeful aging for us all.
Our state is infamous for its cold, windy winters and open landscapes. To many outside the Midwest, it may be difficult to imagine living in South Dakota. However, South Dakota offers great communities for people of all ages and is consistently highly ranked as a great place to age in.
April is STD Awareness Month. While STDs such as syphilis, herpes, and chlamydia may be seen as “young person’s diseases,” the fact of the matter is that STDs are prevalent across all age groups. While STD cases/rates are highest among those between the ages of 15-24, older adults are seeing the fastest increasing STD rates.
Cars have allowed us to travel and expand our horizons and the manufacturing of cars has also created countless jobs. However, cars have also contributed to air pollution and thousands of people die in car accidents each year.
As loved ones age, we may have concerns about their safety of our older loved ones behind the wheel. SDSU Extension has pulled together a wide array of resources on the subject to help you determine the safety of your loved one to drive.
Very few moments are anticipated in life like that moment you sit behind the wheel of your first car. It is the ultimate sense of liberation and freedom.
As we get older, many of us begin to prepare for potential illnesses and our inevitable passing by creating documents such as wills or funeral plans.
Communication skills are crucial all across the life course. Effective communication skills may help avoid confusion and misunderstanding.
Color blindness refers to a group of conditions that result in a person not being able to see the full range of colors. In most cases color blindness is an inherited condition.