Class Dates
10/16/2023 to 12/15/2023
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Vickie Kelly
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

Introduction to Policy and Advocacy in Gerontology

GERON 577 - Class Number: 14482

Historical Perspectives Human Diversity within the U.S.


Covers the history of and current aging policy in the U.S. with topics including: formal and informal caregiving, healthcare, retirement, elder abuse, minority rights, and current movements in aging policy. Focuses on advocacy and policy analysis. Students will formulate, apply, and express their point of view through discussions and integrative projects.


  • Instructor Vickie Kelly's permission is required after 10/17/2023.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access

Enrollment Dates
03/20/2023 to 10/16/2023
Enrollment Limit

Credit/Tuition Options

Credit Option Hours

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