The director of Pacific's Certificate of Gerontology program recently discussed the publication and the importance work and active living has for senior citizens' health.
Sarah Jaehnert and Gerontology Program Director
Having been immersed in virtually every part of Pacific University since childhood, Gaston resident Tori Eaton still wasn't exactly sure where her student experience would ultimately take her professionally.
Elder Care: New Online Gerontology Certificate Program Helps Healthcare Providers Serve Aging Population
In December 2011, Pacific conferred its first gerontology certificates to a class of interdisciplinary health professionals. Pacific's first online-only program, the gerontology certification is a spin-off of the School of Occupational Therapy and seeks to improve elder care.