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Department
Gerontology
Course
GRT2100
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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GRT2100PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF AGINGTextbook notesCHAPTER 1AGING TODAYGerontologyDiscipline that systematically studies aging How aging affects the individualHow an aging population will change societyAMyths and realities of agingStereotyping can lead to prejudice and to discriminationMost seniors have a high lifesatisfaction both short and long termSeniors are less victims of violent crimes but make up for almost 50 of the victims of fraud lack of informationSocial isolationlack of wariness in business relationsEthnic minority seniors face a bigger risk due to the language barrie trust in Canadians trust in their ethnics community and fear of reprisal Only 74 of seniors lived in an institution in 2011Institutions include nursing homes hospitals or other longterm care facilitiesWomen run a highe
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