SOCIOLOGY OF AGING
Instructor: Dr. Takashi Yamashita
Time: Tuesdays from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: PUP 204
The Sociology of Aging provides an overview of processes of aging. Students examine sociological theories and data to explore the aging individual, the social context of aging, and societal responses to an aging population. Specific course topics include the demography of aging, biopsychosocial aspects of aging, health and well-being over the life course, changing family roles and living arrangements, and finance in later life.