Credit Hours: 3Department: Gerontology
Public Health and Aging
Public Health and Aging is an elective course in the Graduate Center for Gerontology and Department of Health Behavior and is offered to students on the graduate level. The focus of the course is to help students identify a public health framework and a paradigm for addressing the issues of social, emotional, physical, and mental health in older adults, as well as a keen understanding and awareness of chronic disease prevention, mortality, and quality of life issues that are germane to aging in the United States. Prereq: Graduate standing.