T18A – The Five Pillars of Aging

AGD Code: 750

Health care for the aging has started to reveal its many complicated layers. Emphasis is on understanding the unique needs of the aging
population, encouraging health promotion and self-care, identifying variable responses of elderly clients to pathological conditions, and
maintaining a level of function that promotes quality of life.
Learning Objectives:
• Recognize geriatric pharmacologic changes that occur during aging
• Identify physiologic changes that take place in the geriatric population with age
• Summarize factors affecting “successful aging”
• Assess psychological well-being as it relates to quality of life

Location: Room TBD Date: February 20, 2020 Time: 8:30 am - 9:30 am Ms. Jana Johnsrud