As you grow older staying healthy and fit can mean more years doing what you love, living in your home, and enjoying all life has to offer. Our Healthy Aging programs are designed to help adults get and maintain overall health and wellness in the later years of their lives.
The mission of MSU Extension is to improve the lives of Montana residents by providing unbiased, research-based education and information that integrates learning, discovery and engagement to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of individuals, families and communities. The MSU Extension Montana Healthy Aging Initiative is a goal for residents of Montana to be their best self across their lifespan. Healthy aging is a concept for you to strive to work on challenges you may face using preventative programs and services, becoming involved in your community and creating healthy living habits and behaviors. This page is dedicated to healthy aging across the lifespan and features education and information on how to be your best self. Click on any of the links below to join us on the journey of healthy aging.
Aging in Place
Montana Caregiver Respite Retreat Program Dates for 2023/2024
All Respite Retreat are held from 10AM - 3PM
Sept 14th Kalispell, Hampton Inn
Sept 15th Polson, Kwataqnuk Hotel and Casino
Oct 5th Broadus, Community Center
Oct 6th Miles City, Sleep Inn
Oct 31st, Glasgow, Cottonwood Inn and Suites
Nov 13th Red Lodge, site TBD
Nov 14th Billings, Hope United Methodist Church
Nov 29th, Deer Lodge, County Meeting Center
Nov 30th, Phillipsburg, Granit County Museum
Dec 1st, Anaconda,The Forge Hotel
Spring 2024 Locations, Dates TBD:
For more information on Gerontology Programs at MSU and MSU Extension please contact:
Dan Koltz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Development
Gerontology Specialist, MSU Extension
317 Reid Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3370