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HDFS 595 SK - Seminar - Aging, Families, & Health

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


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.

Special Instructions:

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.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall


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