PART-TIME | INTERLAKE CAMPUS HEACP-CT Health Care Aide

Courses and Descriptions

HCAP-1006Introduction to Gerontology

Explore the concepts of the aging process. Examine the critical issues that affect aging, personal adaptation to aging, and community resources. Topics include the demography of aging, societal and personal attitudes to aging, major theories of aging, physical aging, psycho-social aging, economic, social and political factors.

Other Information

Students in the part-time Therapeutic Recreation Facilitator for Older Adults program will need to purchase both the Mosby's Text for the Support Worker and the Intro to Gerontology Learning Module. These items can be purchased at the Campus Store


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