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Aging in Place

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Older adults often want to stay in their own homes as long as possible. Aging in place is described as the ability to safely and independently stay in one's home and community regardless of age. Creating and adapting current spaces to meet your needs is a key factor in staying in your home as long as possible.

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Aging in Community Project

Aging in Community Project

The AIC Project is an initiative to improve the quality of life for older adults who wish to stay in their rural homes and communities. NDSU Extension will work with community stakeholders in two rural communities to identify solutions to rural aging issues.
Stepping On

Stepping On

Stepping On is a national evidence-based program designed to help older adults take control of their fall risks, explore coping behaviors and use safety strategies in everyday life.
Voices for Home Modification

Voices for Home Modification Project

The Voices for Home Modification Project group comprises a diverse range of members, including individuals, architects, interior designers, gerontologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, emergency service providers, government agencies, and others.

Do you want to learn more about reducing your risk of falling?

Stepping On is the program for you. Stepping On is an evidence-based program shown to reduce falls by 30%. It is designed specifically for people who are at risk of falling, have a fear of falling, or who have fallen one or more times. Participants meet for two hours a week for seven weeks. Trained leaders facilitate workshops and provide a safe and positive learning experience.