Online Gerontology Training & Resources for Georgia
Institute of Gerontology
University of Georgia
255 E. Hancock Avenue
Athens, GA 30602-5775

(706) 425-3222

Aging 101 for Georgia: Translating Aging Research for the Public

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

The video can be accessed below and/or is also available as a free DVD, while supplies last, for those who do not use computers. 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 recommended web resources for those who need more information. To request a copy of the DVD, please email your name and address to the Institute of Gerontology.

Aging 101 for Georgia was conceptualized and directed by Dr. Anne Glass, Associate Director of the Institute of Gerontology in the College of Public Health, 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.

Video (Aging 101 for Georgia)

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        Aging 101 for Georgia

Video Clips
  1. Introduction
  2. Physical Health & Normal Aging
  3. Healthy Eating
  4. Exercise
  5. Sunsreen, 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
*Closed-caption is available on the DVD.

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Resource List and Links (Aging 101 for Georgia)

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Request More Information

To request a copy of the DVD, please email your name and address to the Institute of Gerontology. To request more information on Aging 101 for Georgia, please contact Dr. Anne Glass.