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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GRN 501 - Life Transitions and Health in Aging


Interprofessional and cross-cultural overview of late life transitions, wellness, functionality, successful aging, and quality of life issues for the older adult. The health, financial effects and satisfaction of role changes in later adulthood will be explored. The physiology of aging, health promotion and evaluation, prevention and management of acute and chronic health problems, mental health illness and service needs will be examined. Controversial topics such as voting and driving regulations and qualifications for older adults will be debated and discussed. Ethical issues and challenges and end of life preparation for older adults and their families will be explored.

Prerequisites & Notes
SWK 584 or by permission of instructor. Online, asynchronous course via FC conference.

Credits: 3