Adult Development and Aging in the Family

Adult Development and Aging in the Family
Adjustments to physical, emotional, social, and economic changes. Needs arising from changes in family relationships, living arrangements, and employment; retirement planning.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 160
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining SFL 334
Course Outcomes

Content and Learning

Interact with older adults (parents, grandparents, neighbors, ward members, research participants, clients, etc.) in an informed (accurate knowledge of relevant issues) and sensitive (aware of "life course" perspective) manner.

Apply complex interactions of gerontology concepts to real-life situations, including current issues in local, national, and world communities.

Understand and articulate basic age-related biological, psychological, and sociological processes and learn how to access and evaluate information about those age-related experiences.

Synthesize course concepts through observing, serving, and interacting with older adults in the community.