GERO 550 The Aging Brain and Body

(3 credits; 7 weeks, Spring 1st year)

Presents current research on neuroscience and physiology of aging. Explores factors that influence health and have implications for preventive measures in disease and health disorders in the aging. Examines nature of health problems, and methods of assessing physical, cognitive and psychological needs. Explores aging effects on client and caregiver. Presents theories of aging.