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This course presents a study of aging or social gerontology. Implications of legislation, policies and programs will be explored along with an examination of how structural inequalities and system issues impact a diverse Canadian population. The course will also explore ethical issues affecting an aging population and will place the aging process, within a historical context. The roles of professional helpers, issues around community care and care-giving, and factors affecting care-givers will be discussed.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
All 3rd and 4th Semester Required Courses or Direct Entry