GER-312 Biological Aspects of Aging

The aging process is one that we all must experience whether it is our own life or that of a loved one. This course is a comprehensive overview of the common and uncommon physical and psychosocial changes associated with aging. Factors that are believed to cause or influence the aging process, various theories of aging, common physiological changes, age-related pathologies, long-term care, death, dying and grieving are also explored.

Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have the knowledge equivalent to one biology course.

Study Methods:

     Online Courses (GER-312-OL) Oct 2013 Nov 2013 Dec 2013 Jan 2014 Feb 2014 Mar 2014 Apr 2014 May 2014 Jun 2014

Semester Hours: 3

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