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Gerontology Graduate Educates Community Through Training, Advocacy

KSU alumna Jessi Barton was already involved in the aging field when she discovered our Gerontology certificate program. However, her experience in the course marked a transformative experience – both professionally and personally. After she earned her business degree in 2003, Jessi spend a decade working in finance. In 2012, she transitioned to sales and marketing...
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Gerontology Grad Raises Awareness for Dementia

Kathie Stettler signed up for the Gerontology Certificate course in 2015, and became interested and involved in how the aging process works. She has taken her expertise in her other passion, health coaching, and combined it with her knowledge of gerontology to help successfully transform lives. The Gerontology Certificate is designed to offer opportunities in...
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Gerontology: Ask a Caregiver

Acting as a caregiver for his grandmother and other family members inspired Joe Kleid to become an advocate for seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia. Joe is now a certified dementia practitioner and currently serves on the board of an Alzheimer's nonprofit, The Laona M. Kitchen Foundation. Additionally, he launched his own company, The Dementia Guide, where...
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Ditch the 9-to-5 with these Programs

Does the thought of sitting in an office all day make you cringe? If so, you’re not alone. The job industry is rapidly changing along with how positions are performed. According to the Business Insider article, The 9-to-5 job is dying, it’s become less risky for workers to go solo and companies...
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