HSW 155 Introduction to Aging

Credits: 3.00

This introductory course is designed to discuss basic principles and sensitize students to those personal and social forces which impact the lives of older adults in contemporary America. Commonly held attitudes about older persons and the aging process will be examined along with current theories and prominent bodies of knowledge associated with the biological, psychological and sociological aspects of aging. Roles which older adults assume in various settings - community, residential and institutions, as well as the responses of society to older adults will be emphasized.

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Last Updated: 10/21/2013