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GERO 435. Housing, Transportation & Aging

Credits: 3
Department: Gerontology
Description: Housing and transportation needs of older persons and housing options available to them. Issues of working with older persons in a variety of housing settings.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, compare and contrast housing options for older adults with regard to the diverse housing needs of older adults in the U.S.
2. Evaluate the social, psychological, physical, historical and economic contexts of housing for older adults in the U.S.
3. Identify the primary local and national policies and programs associated with housing for older adults.
4. Identify and critique the theoretical and practical implications of physical housing design.
5. Identify and apply key elements of Universal Design.
6. Evaluate current challenges faced by senior housing professionals.

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