GERON250-01C Mental Health and Aging (with Staff and Elizabeth Dugan)

GERON250-01C Mental Health and Aging (with Staff and Elizabeth Dugan)

This course will provide students with a comprehensive overview of psychological aspects of aging. this course will be organized into three broad sections. 1) In the first section of this course, you will become aware of the increasing population of older adults, methods in aging studies, biological theories, physical changes, quality of life and longevity, common diseases, and person -environment interactions. 2) The second section of this course will cover attentional processes, types of memory, intelligence, and social cognition. 3) For the final section of this course, we will focus on mental health. Specifically learning about changes in personality with age, psychological and cognitive disorders including depression, anxiety, dementia, relationships throughout the lifespan, death and dying, and end of life care. To finish the semester we will reflect back on what we have learned and focus on how we can successfully age and encourage others to do so also.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Online

Day(s) and Time(s):

Feb 4-May 10
Web Conf: W 7-8:30p

Distribution:

SB

Availability:

Course cancelled.
Class Number:7263_Spr2019
Your Price: $1,230.00

Important Dates:
Registration begins: November 5, 2018
Online registration ends: 8:30am on the day of the first class meeting
Add/swap deadline: February 19

For more important dates and information, please click here and view the Spring Academic Calendar.