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GERO: Healthy Aging

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-544-203

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Course Description

10-544-203 GERO: HEALTHY AGING ...overview of practices to promote healthy aging. This course will address nutrition, physical activity and prevention practices as well as an overview of medications commonly prescribed for the older adult. Emphasis will focus around the "well" elderly population and practices identified to address current aging trends.

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

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What will I learn?

  1. Summarize healthy aging
  2. Examine one's own perception of health
  3. Investigate medication use by the older adult
  4. Relate nutrition to healthy aging
  5. Investigate complementary and alternative medicine use by the older adult population
  6. Correlate physical activity to healthy aging
  7. Analyze the importance of preventative strategies
  8. Promote successful aging within home and community.
  9. Explore sexuality and aging
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Class Number: 22240

Virtual Campus
Spring 2024
3/20/2024 - 5/14/2024