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.'
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What will you learn
What is this 'Micro-Learning Course' about?
This course will introduce participants to the changes and development in the ageing 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?
Participants who have keen interest to increase their knowledge about ageing and aspire to age positively. Ageing 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 ageing journey.
What will you take away?
- Understand the key theoretical concepts related to adult development and ageing
- Examine the changes in physical, cognitive and psychosocial developments as people age
- Appreciate the potential and opportunities for growth in the ageing pathway
- Apply the theoretical knowledge in one’s personal context towards ageing well
- Before We Begin
- Introduction: Myths and Successful Ageing
- Physical Changes and Potential
- The Mind-body
- Connection Exercise and Brain Ageing
- Nutrition and Healthy Ageing
- What is Cognition?
- Cognitive Training: Making It Work For You!
- Cognitive Impairment: Risk and Protective Factors
- Ageing In Place and Accessibility
- Socio-emotional Development in Late Adulthood
- Life Review
- Mindfulness and Successful Ageing
- Mental Health and Ageing
- Spirituality and Successful Ageing
- Closing the Last Chapter: Facing One's Mortality
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.