Review the learning objectives to reinforce the most important material.
After reading this chapter, you should be able to
- Understand the variations in normal aging.
- Appreciate the biopsychosocial-spiritual and family aspects of aging across the life span.
- Describe gerontological social worker practice and policy roles.
- Identify and understand available services and policies that relate to older adults.
- List at least three ways the aging population is changing American society.