An Overview of Environmental Gerontology: The Micro-to-Macro Continuum

This course provides a comprehensive overview of design interventions for older adults. Important related theories and frameworks, details of home modifications, components of age-friendly communities (urban, suburban, and rural - both public and private), and important policies that inform this work are covered. Students have the opportunity to conduct environmental micro-and macro-level audits and to interview allied professionals. Readings provide details that students can immediately apply to their current aging services work.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Gerontology
Number: 
GERONGR638-01C
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018
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