Aging and Health

School of Professional Psychology and Health IHL 6772 3.00

This multidisciplinary course is a comprehensive exploration of aging and health, integrating a broad range of topics relating to personal, interpersonal, shared, and global aspects of aging. This course examines biological theories of aging, demographic trends, and a variety of gerontological issues, including cognitive health and decline, functional performance and physical fitness, geriatric pharmacotherapy, pathology, nutritional metabolism, geriatric case management, and the continuum of care, including end-of-life care, caregiving, and death and dying.

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