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Aging 101 for Georgia

Aging 101 for Georgia was developed and produced to provide key information about aging in Georgia. This video targets older adults and their adult children, as well as those who work with elders. It incorporates experts on topics such as nutrition and caregiving, the Director of the Georgia Division of Aging Services, and a number of elders who share their wisdom and experiences.

The video can be accessed from this site. Aging 101 for Georgia is a 90-minute video, but you can watch it a chapter at a time by clicking on the appropriate heading of interest below. You will also find an accompanying list of some of the very best free web resources.

Aging 101 for Georgia was conceptualized and directed by Dr. Anne Glass, professor emerita and former Associate Director of the Institute of Gerontology, on behalf of a statewide collaborative initiative, the Gerontology Education and Training Alliance of Georgia (GET-AGE). The project was funded by a grant from Healthcare Georgia Foundation, and was produced through the University of Georgia’s Center for Teaching and Learning in 2009.


Aging 101 for Georgia

  1. Introduction
  2. Physical Health & Normal Aging
  3. Healthy Eating
  4. Exercise
  5. Sunscreen, Sleep, & Healthy Habits
  6. Stroke
  7. Health Care
  8. Medications
  9. Memory Loss
  10. Lifelong Learning
  11. Staying Connected
  12. Fight Ageism
  13. Planning Ahead
  14. Home Modifications
  15. Medicare & Medicaid
  16. Caregiving
  17. Aging Network
  18. Adjusting to Change

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