Course Detail
Course Components:
This course provides the opportunity to better understand the myriad of life changes as they relate to the individual as an occupational being. Using the older adult as a basis of exploration, the idea of wellness, the environment, role changes as a part of life, and lifelong participation in society will be explored. Evaluation and treatment methods relate to older adults will be explored as a part of the scope of practice of the occupational therapist. The modules for the class will encompass typical aging, health promotion, aging in place, the impact of life changes on occupation, the importance of wellness in successful aging as well as the political, social, and economic factors related to aging.