HSER 145 : Working with Older Adults

Credits

3

Lecture Hours

45

Teaching Equivalent

3.00

Prerequisites

ENG 19 with grade C or better, or placement at least ENG 22, or consent.

Recommended Prep

Description

Introduces students to the experience of aging and the issues affecting the elderly. Examines aging from developmental and person-in-environment perspectives. Identifies the social service needs of the elderly, local and federal programs, and implications for the “soon-to-be-elderly”.