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Insights into Healthy Aging Certificate

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Whether you are a caregiver, a professional, or someone who is interested in learning more about healthy aging, the Insights into Healthy Aging for Caregivers and Professionals Certificate will help you view the aging process from multiple perspectives, including a biological, social, and psychological lens.

You will be provided with the opportunity to learn from, and interact with, researchers at the University of Arizona with extensive expertise in healthy aging.

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About the Insights into Healthy Aging Certificate

The fully online Insights into Healthy Aging Certificate includes six modules, for a total of 35 hours of learning:

  • Fundamentals in Aging (10 hrs)
  • Cognitive and Psychological Aspects of Aging (4 hrs)
  • Relationships and Aging (4 hrs)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (4 hrs)
  • Caring for Older Adults and Self-Care for the Caregiver (4 hrs)
  • Ethical Issues in the Care of Older Adults: Psychology, Policy, and Law (4 hrs)

You may also choose to take just the introductory Fundamentals in Aging course.

About the Fundamentals in Aging Course

The fully online Fundamentals in Aging course includes 10 hours of learning, including:

  • General aging terminology
  • Ageism and combatting ageism
  • Life-expectancy and demographics
  • Healthy aging vs pathological aging
  • Attitudes, perceptions, and treatment of older adults

Visit the Insights into Healthy Aging program information page to learn more.