It’s safe to say that most of us have experienced a visit to the doctor. We may go to the doctor to get treated for a health condition, to manage a chronic health condition, or to get a yearly physical. Some of us have experienced a surgery or hospitalization. Interaction with the Healthcare system is a common human experience—we need it and use it to stay healthy. Yet, sometimes navigating the system can be a challenge.
Chronic disease or medications can increase our risk of falling. We can reduce the risk. SDSU Extension compiled these resources to help.
Our relationship with food extends beyond the need to eat, the art of preparing and serving food is how we connect with others and pass down family traditions. While many services exists to ensure people with disabilities are able to have nutritious foods, little thought is given to how losing the ability to prepare and serve food to the people we love effects are emotional well-being. What’s more, we tend to equate disability to the inability to prepare food.
During the 20th Century, indicators existed that various groups were concerned about the content of motion pictures. We can speculate that intervention through the legal system was coming. The motion picture industry took action to meet public demands. As a result, they now have a rating system that is responsive to consumer demands.
People often have a smaller income when they retire than they did during their working years. These resources may help make your dollar go a little further.
As a person ages, there are common health concerns. SDSU Extension compiled these resources to provide more information about common health concerns among people of an advanced age.
Food is a cornerstone of our lives. Not only is food necessary for keeping us alive, sharing a meal with other people is one way we connect and build relationships. Understanding how our nutrition needs change over time is critical to staying healthy.
Do you want to remain in your home and community, even when facing chronic disease, disability or short term injury? If you said yes, you are like many people across our great state. Our homes, communities, and technology are significant barriers to remaining independent.
Our bathroom is both the most critical and the most dangerous room in our home. When it comes to remaining in the home, our bathroom is often the deciding factor. Imagine while recovering from surgery that you or a loved one need to use a wheel chair. What would it be like to wash your hands? What about more complex tasks such as using the toilet or bathing?
As the population gets older, it will be beneficial to develop affinity between the generations. SDSU Extension compiled these resources to help.