Last updated 11/2020
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Understand developmental psychology, working and caring for older adults, mental health & disabilities, dementia, memory
What you’ll learn
Have a thorough understanding of psychology related to ‘older age’ (gerontology)
Understanding of memory-related issues in older age
How to avoid depression and loneliness in older age
How important ‘nutrition’ and exercising in older age
How to care for older people
Add another great accomplishment to your CV / resume!
You should have an interest in psychology, therapy, and/or working with people
You should be able to access Udemy material
Are you interested in learning about psychology of ‘older age’? Do you want to understand what the needs of older population are, what their challenges and concerns? Whether you are building a professional career as a therapist, coach, psychologist or carer, or you are learning for your own personal interest, you are in the right place!In this course you will take 23 informative lectures where you will find out many interesting aspects: What is the difference between ‘Alzheimer’s disease’ and ‘dementia’ How we stereotype older people and how it affects them What is ‘developmental psychology’ Substance abuse in older peple How to improve health in older ageWhat role exercise and healthy nutrition play when we get older and much more! P.S. This course is now fully accredited by the IAOTH – International Association of Therapists!P.P.S. At the end of the course you will see the instructions on how to obtain your certificate of completionAbout the instructor:Elmira Strange, MPhil – is a Research Psychologist and Online Instructor for the last 10 years, with a passion for topics related to Psychology, Therapy, Self-Development, and Coaching. All her courses here (approx. 30 courses up-to-date) are certified and accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH), and the certificate (with accredited logo) is available on request.
Section 1: About Your Course
Lecture 1 About your tutor
Lecture 2 About your course
Section 2: Introduction to Psychology of Older Age
Lecture 3 What is ‘Developmental Psychology’?
Lecture 4 What is ‘Gerontology’?
Lecture 5 What we consider as ‘old age’
Lecture 6 What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens
Section 3: Psychology of Older Age
Lecture 7 Common stereotypes of older people
Lecture 8 How stereotyping affects older people
Lecture 9 Life stages and Theories
Lecture 10 What do we look forward to in our older age?
Section 4: Mental Health and Old Age
Lecture 11 Memory-related issues
Lecture 12 Learning disabilities
Lecture 13 Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia
Lecture 14 Chronic illness and Disabilities
Lecture 15 Substance abuse (addictions)
Section 5: The Quality of Life
Lecture 16 What is ‘Quality of Life’?
Lecture 17 Loneliness factors in the elderly population
Lecture 18 Coping with grief and bereavement
Lecture 19 ‘Mild’ and ‘severe’ depression
Lecture 20 Fear of dying (‘death anxiety’)
Section 6: Improving Health and Wellbeing
Lecture 21 The effects of exercising
Lecture 22 Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age?
Lecture 23 What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’?
Lecture 24 Caring for older people
Lecture 25 Thank You & Good Bye!
Lecture 26 Obtaining your certificate
Anyone who wants to learn about ‘older age’ psychology (gerontology),Anyone who is interested in various topics related to psychology,Anyone who is planning their career in psychology and/or caring environment,Anyone who is looking after the elderly and would like to learn theories of ‘old age’