Description
DIMENSIONS OF AGING: CULT & HLTH
This course provides an overview of the aging experience from a cross-cultural and public health perspective. An understanding of the aging process and the different strategies that people use in the Western and non-Western societies to cope with this universal phenomenon will be the theme of the course. Within this framework, multiple facets of aging including the demographic, biological, environmental and socio-cultural aspects are identified and discussed. This course will provide core knowledge for professionals who will work with/on behalf of the aged.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
2
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Global Studies
Offering
Course
HRS 2480
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
SHRS - Graduate Education
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students only.
Typically Offered
Spring