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This Psychology Of Older Age : Gerontology Course is designed for professionals who want to thrive in their profession. This course covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to become specialised in this sector.

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3 hours, 2 minutes

Last updated

December 7, 2023



£30.99 inc. VAT

More about the course

What you will 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!

Is this course for you?

This course is ideal for those who work in or aspire to work in the following professions:
  • 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'

Why choose this course?

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Conducted by industry experts
  • Get Instant E-certificate
  • Fully online, interactive course with Professional voice-over
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • Tutor Support

Career Path

This training course will lead you to many different career opportunities, here are a few prospects:
  • Psychology Assistant - £20,000 per annum
  • Psychologist - £35,645 per annum
  • Mental Health Counsellor- £40,000 per annum

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Course Content

    • About your tutor FREE 00:02:00
    • About your course FREE 00:03:00
    • What is ‘Developmental Psychology’? FREE 00:05:00
    • What is ‘Gerontology’? FREE 00:09:00
    • What we consider as ‘old age’ 00:09:00
    • What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens 00:09:00
    • Common stereotypes of older people 00:08:00
    • How stereotyping affects older people 00:08:00
    • Life stages and Theories 00:11:00
    • What do we look forward to in our older age? 00:06:00
    • Memory-related issues 00:12:00
    • Learning disabilities 00:08:00
    • Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia 00:09:00
    • Chronic illness and Disabilities 00:08:00
    • Substance abuse (addictions) 00:06:00
    • What is ‘Quality of Life’? 00:05:00
    • Loneliness factors in the elderly population 00:07:00
    • Coping with grief and bereavement 00:07:00
    • ‘Mild’ and ‘severe’ depression 00:07:00
    • Fear of dying (‘death anxiety’) 00:09:00
    • The effects of exercising 00:09:00
    • Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age? 00:09:00
    • What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’? 00:08:00
    • Caring for older people 00:06:00
    • Thank You & Good Bye! 00:02:00
    • Get Your Certificate & Transcript 00:00:00

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