Introduction to  Gerontology
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Final Study Guide

Guidelines for Group Project-Based Oral Presentation

Introduction to Gerontology - Ethnic Older Adult Interview

Potential Topic Areas for Group Project-Based Learning Presentation

Diseases and Disorders Commonly Found in Older Adults

INDEX OF POWERPOINT SLIDES:

Chapter 1

Growth of Social Gerontology

Research Methods and Gerontology

Chapter 3

Social Consequences of Physical Aging: Biological Theories of Aging; Physiological Changes with Age

Sensory-Perceptual Alterations in Older Adults

Chapter 4

Health Promotion of Older Adults

Managing Chronic Diseases in Old Age

Promoting Well-Being in Old Age

Chapter 5

Cognitive Changes with Aging

Chapter 6

Mental Disorders Among Older Adults

Personality and Mental Health in Old Age

Chapter 7

Love, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Old Age

Chapter 8

The Social Context of Aging

Chapter 9 & 10

Importance of Social Supports: Family, Friends, and Neighbors

Chapter 11

Living Arrangements and Social Interactions

Chapter 12

Productive Aging: Paid and Nonpaid Roles and Activities

Chapter 13

Death, Dying and Bereavement

Medicare, Social Security, and SSI Basics, 2005

Economics of Aging; Social Policy Affecting Older Adults


 

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