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Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Social/Behavioral Science Exploration
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This course will explore concepts and controversies in the field of aging across three broad domains: health care and society, social and economic public policy in an aging society, and the life course perspective. Historical information, contemporary issues and future trends will be introduced through a combination of multidisciplinary perspectives and contrasting viewpoints, blending factual information with ethical and philosophical considerations. In particular, demographic changes in our society and the implications of an aging population on our social, political, and cultural structures will be highlighted.