The Center on Aging serves to disseminate knowledge about aging issues in various ways including promoting the understanding of aging issues among all Kansans, fostering collaboration between the university and community as well as professional organizations serving older Kansans, and lastly serving as a focal point for agencies and citizens concerned with the well-being of older Kansans.

AARP Disrupt Aging

Katie Sigman is trained and certified to lead AARP's Disrupt Aging Classroom, a multi-hour, interactive curriculum with researched content and effective delivery methods. The curriculum challenges students’ views on aging and shows why understanding the growing aging population is relevant to future careers and lives. It’s delivered in college classrooms across disciplines and evaluated to measure what students learned and any impact on their aging perceptions. Disrupt Aging Classroom started as a pilot in 2018 in partnership with Connecticut universities. Following its success, AARP is working to roll out the program to other states. Contact Katie Sigman, ksigman@ksu.edu for more information or contact the AARP Kansas State Office, 1-866-448-3619, to schedule a presentation and for information on other exciting Disrupt Aging events.