2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog
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GT 660 - Aging and the Family

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This course examines family relationships as they progress through time and place throughout the lifespan with particular emphasis on the older adult. Students will develop a working knowledge of family systems theory. Issues to be covered include demographic influences on families, changing roles, rules for and function of family members, inter-generational relationships, economic and social changes and resolving conflicts. Other topics include challenges for the sandwich generation, institutional vs. community living, geriatric care management, and how to help families access community resources.



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