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    University of Massachusetts Boston
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

GERON GR 638 An Overview of Environmental Gerontology: The Micro-to-Macro Continuum


This course provides a comprehensive overview of design interventions for older adults. Important related theories and frameworks, details of home modifications, components of age-friendly communities (urban, suburban, and rural - both public and private), and important policies that inform this work are covered. Students have the opportunity to conduct environmental micro-and macro-level audits and to interview allied professionals. Readings provide details that students can immediately apply to their current aging services work.

3 Credit(s)