Mental Health of the Elderly Person

Mental Health of the Elderly Person - GER133

In this course students will explore mental health and illness disorders which are either more common in the elderly or have continued to develop in the elderly over time. Various cognition issues including different types of dementia will be studied, and appropriate interventions and care options will be explored. Student will have an opportunity to gain a certificate in the Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) to address dementia behaviors.