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Psychology of Aging*

Psychology of AgeingMLC by Temasek Polytechnic
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  • Beginner Level
  • 16 Micro-Learning Sessions
  • 249 Mins of Experential Content
  • 186 Learning Actions
  • Group Discussions & Sharing
  • Offline Access
  • Lifetime Access via Mobile and Web
  • Digital Certificate shareable on LinkedIn
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One thing we cannot change is that we are aging every single day. The question is how do we age and what is the science and research behind aging. In 10 minutes a day, you will learn about both the theory of aging as well as have the chance to apply the concepts into your daily life. This 'micro-learning course' will help you 'age well.'

*Curated using British English

What will you learn

What is this 'Micro-Learning Course' about?

This course will introduce learners to the changes and development in the aging process, integrating research and theories. Participants will gain an understanding of the age-related changes and potential across the physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional dimensions, and to apply the concepts into practice.

Who is this course designed for?

Learners who have keen interest to increase their knowledge about aging and aspire to age positively. Aging is a lifelong process, which makes this program relevant and beneficial to everyone. This program will inspire the participants to start making proactive and empowered decisions about their aging journey.

What will you take away?

  • Understand the key theoretical concepts related to adult development and aging

  • Examine the changes in physical, cognitive and psychosocial developments as people age

  • Appreciate the potential and opportunities for growth in the aging pathway

  • Apply the theoretical knowledge in one’s personal context towards aging well

Session Overview

  1. Before We Begin

  2. Introduction: Myths and Successful Aging

  3. Physical Changes and Potential

  4. The Mind-body

  5. Connection Exercise and Brain Aging

  1. Nutrition and Healthy Ageing
  2. What is Cognition?
  3. Cognitive Training: Making It Work For You!
  4. Cognitive Impairment: Risk and Protective Factors
  5. Ageing In Place and Accessibility
  6. Socio-emotional Development in Late Adulthood
  7. Life Review
  8. Mindfulness and Successful Ageing
  9. Mental Health and Ageing
  10. Spirituality and Successful Ageing
  11. Closing the Last Chapter: Facing One's Mortality

Learner Reviews

"The program has been useful in reinforcing some of the info we already know but overall the various examples have provided us with greater insight into aging. It was easy to access and not too overloading. Gnowbe is also easy and convenient to access."
- Kelvin Thong
"The Psychology of Aging is a very useful and meaningful program that is highly relevant on both a national and personal level. I've found it very easy to learn as the program content is well-organised and clearly presented. Learning on Gnowbe has also been a pleasure as the content is easily navigable on both the web and mobile platforms, and I appreciate that Gnowbe provides reminders and progress report on our personal learning journey."
- SS Chia
"Provides a broad overview of what is digital marketing which can be helpful for individuals who are new to the field. Content is easy for beginners to follow. Learning on Gnowbe has been rather smooth and efficient."
- Xiu Yi Gan
"I enjoyed the whole learning journey on Gnowbe it’s really a good platform for self pace learning. A good course structure, interesting and user friendly for both old and young. This program is interesting, it provoke some deep reflection about growing old and death which I would have otherwise not think about as it is such morbid subject but it’s real. It provoke me to think deep and searched my real objective and directive in life in my later years or may be NOW. How I should live and for REAL purpose. Thank you all and well done."
- Sarah Loh
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Beyond their core business of conducting full-time courses for students, Temasek Polytechnic is also committed to the practical re-skilling and professional development of adult learners. They believe in helping individuals and organisations equip themselves with the necessary skills to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy.

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