Working with Older Adults - COSW 1006Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Other - 0
This course provides a contemporary perspective of healthy aging in Canada. Changing population demographics highlight the importance of understanding successful and healthy aging in multiple dimensions in addition to understanding challenges faced by older adults in personal health domains (for example, physical, emotional, social, psychological, spiritual) and social determinant dimensions (for example, biology, education, income, housing, social networks, work). The course will focus on supporting older adults using a strengths-based, community perspective.Restricted to Community Support Worker
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