Gain the knowledge and skills from the latest research and emerging trends in healthy aging, brain health, and gerontology to help you effectively care for and work with an aging population. This bundle provides a long-term foundation for treatment of the senior community and overall health during the later years of life. Learn how increasing scientific, clinical, and social interest helps understand the relationship between nutrition and aging. Explore the characteristics of the healthy aging brain, examine how cognitive function as well as physical activity can enhance well-being for seniors, and uncover the keys to longevity that allow some people to live to 100 years old and beyond.
Accreditation: ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Courses included in the Aging and Health Bundle:
- Certificate in Healthy Aging — (10 hours) As the population in the United States ages, there are many opportunities to learn how to work with seniors to support quality of life. In the Certificate in Healthy Aging certificate, you'll gain an overview of specific aspects of aging, including the impact of nutrition and physical activity on the aging process, physiologic changes in the healthy aging brain, and the role of intimacy and sexuality in healthy aging. This program is designed for individuals who are working in the health care field, those who are interested in the topic, those who are working with the aging population, or anyone who wishes to prepare for a career in aging services or gerontology.
- Certificate in Gerontology — (25 hours) With the population aging at a rapid rate, the number of individuals over 65 will more than double by the year 2020. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing. The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals who work with the older adults.
- Certificate in Brain Health — (10 hours) Can we program our brains for happiness? How do sleep quality and stress affect our mental and physical health? Can activities such as exercise, play, and even listening to music boost brain health? In this innovative certificate program, you'll gain insights into the amazing brain and explore how to support health and happiness through lifestyle choices that impact this remarkable organ. Based on recent scientific studies, this program is perfect for healthcare professionals or anyone who wants to better understand how supporting brain health can foster health, happiness, and wellbeing.
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Course Hours: 45 Hours
This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.