Jul 02, 2022  
SGPS College Catalog 2021-2022 
SGPS College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SO 2120 - Sensitivity toward the Aging Adult

3.00 credits.
The Social World Core Course. This course will provide a comprehensive look at the issues and systems impacting the aging population, the latest approaches to the aging process, and strategies for achieving health and independence into the senior years.  Areas of discussion will also include the diseases of the elderly and loss of activities of daily living, such as driving, bathing, and walking. To better understand the care of those unable to live without assistance, Long Term Care or Assisted Living/Personal Care facilities and how they care for the elderly will be explored.  Learners will become familiar with laws and regulations as well as advocacy groups for the elderly.