South Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota Humanities Scholar Molly Barari will host a series of wisdom writing workshops across the state to promote a positive attitude toward aging.

Barari and Leacey Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist, developed the workshops, which use writing to explore positive mental and emotional development in aging.

Each workshop lasts 2 ½ hours and will encourage participants to explore the wisdom and knowledge they have learned throughout their lives. They will also learn how writing can help them cope with hard situations, and about the theory of gero-transcendence. 

Barari and Brown also host a virtual series of Heirlooms writing workshops throughout the year. It is free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom link. To register, visit the SDSU Extension Events page.