- Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
- Mature Student
- Textbook: Aging and the Life Course, An Introduction to Social Gerontology, McGraw Hill
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 50 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
This course will allow students to gain an overview of the normal aging processes including the physical, cognitive, sensory, communication and psychological needs of older adults. Common pathological problems along with specialized needs in aging are highlighted. Knowledge of community resources and understanding the role of the service provider in promoting health and wellbeing among older adults are discussed.
North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com
Part 1: Define and describe the social aspects of aging
Part 2: Define and describe the psychological aspects of aging
Part 3: Define and describe the biological aspects of aging
Skill Competencies: Demonstrate working with older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote optimal functioning, well-being and quality of life.
Knowledge Competencies: Identify the needs, strengths and resources of older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote optimal functioning, well-being and quality of life.