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Aging and Humour: The Good, the Bad and the Funny

This course examines the role of humour in the lives of older people and how humour affects the aging experience. Topics include gender and ageist humour, laughter as medicine, humour as a coping strategy, and the role and value of humour and laughter for happiness and wellbeing in later life.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level IV of an Honours Aging and Society program