TRTG 102 Sociology Of Aging


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): As a student in this on-campus program, you will require a mobile computing device that meets the specifications outlined by your program
  • Textbook: Aging and Society: Canadian Perspectives, 8th Edition 2018 Nelson Publishing

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn about the full picture of aging and the challenges and new demands on Canada’s healthcare, retirement income, and housing resources. Students will be exposed to new models of aging to fit new patterns of social experience with a focus on the concept of successful aging.


North Bay Campus or Online –


  1. Gerontology Today – Aging Today
  2. Gerontology Today – Theories and Methods
  3. Social Change – Aging in Canada and the World Today
  4. Social Change – Aging and Ethnicity
  5. Maturation Change – Personal Health and Illness
  6. Maturation Change – The Psychology of Aging
  7. Institutional Change – Healthcare
  8. Institutional Change – Finances and Economics
  9. Institutional Change – Retirement and Work
  10. Institutional Change – Leisure, Recreation, and Service
  11. Institutional Change – Housing and Transportation
  12. The Experience of Aging – Family Life
  13. The Experience of Aging – Social support
  14. The Experience of Aging – Dying, Death, and Bereavement


Illustrate a successful aging plan taking into account contributing factors.