UNCG Campus Weekly

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‘Financial issues of growing old’ in Top 20

Assisted Living Today, a provider of free senior care news and information, released its list of the “Top 20 College Courses for Geriatrics and Senior Care,” See the full list at http://assistedlivingtoday.com/2012/11/top-college-courses-for-senior-care/

A UNCG Gerontology course rated in the Top 20. The publication’s criteria used for selecting the top courses on the list include quantitative measures and metrics from a number of educational resources, as well as their own research coupled with the input of the senior living editorial staff. The course is “Financing Longevity: Topics in Insurance.” The publication notes that a gerontology degree with concentration in Aging and Business requires that students learn about the financial issues of growing old, a topical issue in today’s world.