HUM 265 Aging and the Family (3 credits)

This course is an introduction and overview of the process of aging, including interactions among the biological, psychological, social, and economic aspects of aging in our society. Areas such as nutrition, health, housing, employment, and retirement will be explored with an emphasis on the interdependence of all these areas. The present status of the elderly and possible changes that might prevent or remedy the problems they face in today's society will be discussed. Prerequisite: HUM 150 or permission of instructor.