Course: Health Issues for Aging Populations

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Session Topic Activites
1 Overview/Introduction to Class Lecture 1
2 Demography of Aging

Lecture 2

Readings

3 Biological Basis and Clinical Aspects of Aging

Lecture 3

Readings

4 Physical Disorders Associated with Aging

Lecture 4

Readings

5 Mental Disorders of Older Persons

Lecture 5

Readings

6 Functional Capacity and Disability

Lecture 6

Readings

7 Health Services for Older Persons: Ambulatory and Hospital Care Community-based Long Term Care

Lecture 7

Readings

8 Prevention of Disease and Compression of Morbidity

Lecture 8

Readings

9 Health Services for Older Persons: Institutional Long-term Care Lecture 9
10 Informal Caregiving for Functionally Impaired Older Persons

Lecture 10

Readings

11 Innovative programs for chronically ill older persons Lecture 11
12 Federal Health Policies Related to Older Persons

Lecture 12

Readings

13 State Health Policies Related to Older Persons

Lecture 13

Readings

14 Ethical Issues in Health Care for Frail Older Persons

Lecture 14

Readings

15 Social Aspects of Health and Aging Readings