HDFS 595 SK - Seminar - Aging, Families, & Health
Discussion and evaluation of current literature on selected topics in human and community development. Course Information: 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same or subsequent terms.
In this seminar we consider contemporary research, conceptual frameworks, and policy that focus on the intersection of aging, families and health. Readings and discussion will emphasize a variety of substantive topics such as the emotional/physical health of family caregivers, spousal/partner relationships and health in the later years, the impact of family structure (e.g. divorce, remarriage) on filial commitment, cultural/ethnic diversity in the caregiving experience, LBGT families, and aging, elder abuse, etc. 2 credit hours.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate