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Madonna University
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Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
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Aging and Older Adults Plan of Study

Aging and Older Adults: Cert Comp
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Aging and Older Adults: Cert Comp


   Certificate Courses (9 cr. to be chosen)

      AGE 1070   Introduction to the Aging Experience 3 cr.  Never before in human history have so many people lived into old age. This aging population impacts the aging individual, families, communities, and social policy. An overview of the field of aging, with attention to the cultural, social, psychological, and economic factors which influence the life of the older adult. 
      AGE 3070   Psychology of Midlife and Aging (AGE*/PSY) 3 cr.  What does it really mean to be a grown up? Examine adult psychological development from midlife to later years, including behavior and coping strategies as well as the cognitive, personality, and intellectual changes that occur with aging. Prerequisite: PSY 1010. 
      AGE 3150   How and Why the Body Ages 3 cr.  Study processes that affect normal aging of the human body, as well as age-related chronic diseases. Examination of strategies that contribute to health and vitality into later life. Focus on life choices through the life span to promote positive responses to physical aging. 
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