Apr 18, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024
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SO 354 - Aging and the Life Course


Min Units: 3
Max Units: 3
This course will examine the social aspects of aging. Emphasis will be on aging as socially constructed, the cultural influences on aging, and inequalities in aging. We will predominately use Life Course Perspective to examine the following topics; morbidity, mortality, and the aging process, the social organization of aging services, caregiving, end-of-life issues, centenarians, economics of aging including medicare and social security and aging policy. (U) Occasionally



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