Social, psychological, and physiological changes experienced in aging and the responses of our society to problems faced by older people. Role changes in work and family relationships, economic and health problems, planning adjustment to retirement and beyond, institutionalization. Training of those responsible for care and management of older people.
Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or SOCI 101
3 credits (3 lecture hours)
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Social Science.