ERIC Number: ED273813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Physiological Aspects of Aging. Module A-5. Block A. Basic Knowledge of the Aging Process.
Harvey, Dexter; Cap, Orest
This instructional module on physiological aspects of aging is one in a block of 10 modules designed to provide the human services worker who works with older adults with basic information regarding the aging process. An introduction provides an overview of the module content. A listing of general objectives follows. Nine sections present informative material on each of the nine objectives. Topics are: the physiology of aging; changes in the skin and in the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, and central nervous systems; and sexuality changes. Other contents include a summary and listings of selected readings and additional resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Behavioral Objectives, Gerontology, Human Services, Learning Modules, Older Adults, Physiology, Service Occupations, Sexuality, Social Services, Staff Development
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg. Faculty of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 045 027-037.