Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Aging in Canada

Gerontology 1130 Aging in Canada
As Canada is an aging society, there is a growing interest in the phenomenon of aging from a variety of perspectives. Issues relevant to older people and the society at large are examined, such as: implications of population aging; myths and realities of aging in Canada; attitudes and ageism; aging and ethnicity; elder abuse; work, retirement and economic security; living arrangements; leisure and recreation; health care system and policy making; and successful aging in Canada.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences