UGRD > GERON > 350
This course is designed as an overview of major areas of research on later life families. The class provides an opportunity to develop and evaluate research dealing with families in later life. Students will learn about theoretical bases of research and special methodological issues facing family researchers. Selected substantive topics include: intimate relationships in later life, intergenerational relationships, sibling relationships, the demographics of later life families, family caregiving, and policy issues.