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North Dakota's Aging Population: Profile and Trends of Seniors Ages 65 and Older - EC1673
This aging population brief presents a picture of the health, finances and well-being of adults ages 65 and older in ND. The brief focuses on well-being indicators including population, health care, economics, health risks, and behaviors and health status as well as cognitive impairment and caregiving.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate - FE1521
The transfer of nontitled property, such as photographs and other family heirlooms, often creates more challenges among family members than the transfer of titled property.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Making Sense of Sensory Losses as We Age - Childhood, Adulthood, Elderhood? - FS1378
The aging process brings changes that include sensory losses. Key senses are vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell. As we age, understanding sensory changes and their effects can be helpful.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Long-term Health Care Planning for North Dakota Farmers and Ranchers - FE1779
Long-term health care has become a major issue for farm and ranch families who want to transition their business to the next generation. A long-term health care plan is an essential part of any succession and estate plan to insure the business transitions as the family desires. Without a plan, the farm/ranch business is facing a potentially huge financial risk.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Nourishing Your Mind and Body: Manage Stress for Better Health - FS 1730
People have different definitions of stress. Probably the most common definition is “physical, mental or emotion strain or tension.” Stress is different for all of us. People will perceive the same stressor in a number of ways and, therefore, react to it differently.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Livable Homes: Evaluating Our Homes for Comfort, Safety and Independence - FS1683
Most of us want to remain in our own homes as long as possible. As we get older, doing so may be more challenging without a successful fit between our home environment and our needs. When a fit does not occur, physical differences become barriers to independent living.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Family Communication and Estate Planning - FS1684
Estate planning must be a financial priority at practically any phase of life. Sometimes the words estate planning, financial planning and retirement planning are interchangeable and refer to the same type of planning. People who plan ahead to manage their assets and financial resources will use appropriate professionals such as tax attorneys, accountants, financial planners and insurance agents to maximize their legacy to future generations and the community. Also, they organize their estate and related affairs so their desires are understood by family members and decisions are made ahead of time so family members are not left with many unresolved or difficult questions as a parent grows older.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
When Grandparents Become Parents to Their Grandchildren - FS1639
Millions of family relatives, particularly grandparents, become "parents the second time around" when parents experience difficulties and children need care. Grandparents in this situation need answers regarding concerns they may face, insight into feelings and experiences in their role as parent to a grandchild, and support in finding sources of strength for themselves and the grandchildren in their care.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
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