hcs548 | Graduate
Foundations Of Gerontology
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Aspects of Aging
- Describe the study and field of gerontology.
- Analyze the demographics of an aging population.
- Examine the myths and stereotypes related to aging.
Theories of Aging
- Examine the influence of various cultural and ethnic perspectives on aging.
- Explain the major aspects of aging theories.
- Evaluate the relevancy of aging theories to current approaches.
Issues in Aging
- Examine the demographics related to adult life transitions.
- Identify living environment options for the aging population.
- Analyze the family and provider challenges related to the aging population.
Economic Issues in Aging
- Identify the impact of retirement on personal income.
- Explain the economic effects that families face when caring for an aging family member.
- Explain the economic impact for societies with aging population growth.
Programs and Services
- Describe the federal, state, and local health care resources for the older population.
- Examine services and benefits of senior based organizations.
- Identify the impact of technology as an intervention as well as a resource.
Future of Gerontology
- Examine the need for relevant future research in aging issues.
- Explain the impact of medicine and health related services on life span.
- Identify business needs to promote future gerontology services and products.
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