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Leisure and Recreation in Later Life

This course focuses upon characteristics of the aging population and the theoretical aspects of aging as related to recreation, leisure and lifestyle explores the diverse meanings of health and wellness to older adults and analyzes the different mechanisms through which health and well-being can be maximized such as providing for physical, emotional, economic and political needs of older people.

HLTH AGE 4P03

Leisure and Recreation in Later Life

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes

This course focuses upon characteristics of the aging population and the theoretical aspects of aging as related to recreation, leisure and lifestyle explores the diverse meanings of health and wellness to older adults and analyzes the different mechanisms through which health and well-being can be maximized such as providing for physical, emotional, economic and political needs of older people.


Meridith Griffin

Assistant Professor

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level IV of an Honours Gerontology or Honours Social Psychology program