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Embodied Aging

This course explores the centrality of the body in social gerontological knowledge, policies and practices related to aging, and the experiences of late life. Examples of the topics addressed include the classification of the old body, bodily change and impairment, technological advancements for the body/prosthetic devices, and the relationship between the body/identity/self over the life course.

HLTH AGE 3L03

Embodied Aging

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes

This course explores the centrality of the body in social gerontological knowledge, policies and practices related to aging, and the experiences of late life. Examples of the topics addressed include the classification of the old body, bodily change and impairment, technological advancements for the body/prosthetic devices, and the relationship between the body/identity/self over the life course.


Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or above of a program in Health, Aging and Society