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HMNS 220 - Introduction to Gerontology

(3,0) 3 Credits
This course will provide an overview of the field of gerontology, focusing on the physiological, psychological, and socioeconomic aspects of aging. Among topics to be covered are health care and costs, Alzheimer’s disease, retirement policies, Social Security, pensions, and intergenerational conflict. Students will become familiar with the community resources available to assist older adults, as well as the role of social work in supporting senior citizens and their families in a variety of settings.


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