Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction & Overview

    • Welcome to our course!

    • Introduction

    • Overview

  • 2

    1. Introducing Older Adults

    • Quiz

    • Introducing ..... Lois: "You might have to carry me out"

    • Who is an older adult?

    • References

  • 3

    2. Lifestyle Changes in Older Adults

    • Quiz

    • Introducing ..... Malcolm: "I do it for my family"

    • Lifestyle Changes in Older Adults

    • Case Study: People aged 40-59 are least happy and most anxious, report finds

    • References

  • 4

    3. The Ageing Process - Physical Changes

    • Quiz

    • Introducing .... Ian & Jill: "I'll never stop going"

    • What is happening physically

    • Case Study: Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

    • References

  • 5

    4. The Ageing Process - Physiological Changes

    • Quiz

    • Introducing .... Glenice: "I'm definitely stronger"

    • What is happening physiologically

    • Case Study: Exercise Can Improve Speed of Behavior in Older Drivers

    • References

  • 6

    5. The Ageing Process: Psychological Changes

    • Quiz

    • Introducing ..... Carolyn: "Mobility is my goal"

    • What is happening psychologically

    • Case Study: Depression a risk factor for falls in an older community-dwelling population

    • References

  • 7

    6. Communicating with Older Adults

    • Quiz

    • Introducing .... Dennis: "Strength I didn't know I had"

    • Communicating with our older adults

    • Case Study: Overcoming Elderspeak

    • References

  • 8

    7. Creating Community

    • Quiz

    • Building a positive environment

    • Case Study: The Effect of Fun Physical Activities on Sarcopenia Progression

    • References

  • 9

    Assessment

    • Assessment Notice

    • Final Assessment

  • 10

    Course Survey

    • Successful completion

    • Course Survey