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An Anthropology of Smartphones: Communication, Ageing and Health (FutureLearn)

Oct 10th 2022
An Anthropology of Smartphones: Communication, Ageing and Health (FutureLearn)
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Explore how smartphones have affected our lives by using comparative anthropology as a method of research. Discover digital anthropology and the relationship between technology and ageing. This course will develop your understanding of the concept of digital anthropology as you explore how smartphones have transformed our daily lives and [...]

Urbanisation and Health - Promoting Sustainable Solutions (Coursera)

More than half of world’s population lives in cities while only 5% did so in the 18th century. The rapid urbanisation has resulted in for example inadequate infrastructure, physical inactivity, gentrification, air pollution, and growing numbers of slum dwellers. All factors challenging health and wellbeing of the people living [...]

Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview (Coursera)

This course proposes an overview of current global health challenges drawing on the insights of several academic disciplines including medicine, public health, law, economics, social sciences and humanities. This interdisciplinary approach will guide the student into seven critical topics in global [...]

CBT with Older People (FutureLearn)

Jun 6th 2022
CBT with Older People (FutureLearn)
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Understand the ageing process and the factors to consider when using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with older people. Enhance your knowledge of CBT and ageing, and how to use CBT with older people. This online course provides an efficient introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with older people. You’ll [...]

Interdisciplinary Innovations for Population Ageing (edX)

Population ageing is a global phenomenon profoundly affecting the well-being of communities. Social sciences, design, and engineering each offer unique, insightful innovations for older adults. However, creative, practical innovations are more likely to be achieved through interdisciplinary innovations. We will explore the process of incubating innovation in these disciplines [...]

Healthy Ageing: Concepts, Interventions, and Preparing for the Future (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
Healthy Ageing: Concepts, Interventions, and Preparing for the Future (FutureLearn)
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The World Health Organisation's Decade of Healthy Ageing is underway. Discover how we can enjoy prolonged years of good health. Discover how to enable healthy ageing as life expectancy increases. Life expectancy is increasing. In the UK, the average person now lives to the age of 81, up from [...]

Why Do We Age? The Molecular Mechanisms of Ageing (FutureLearn)

Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course. Discover the science behind the ageing process. The “why” and “how” of ageing has puzzled mankind ever since it questioned its place in the universe.

Cuidado al adulto mayor: una mirada al envejecimiento (edX)

Cree qué nuestra población se envejece a pasos agigantados? Aprenda sobre el envejecimiento y cómo cuidar al adulto mayor. Alguna vez se ha preguntado ¿Qué ocurre cuando envejecemos? o ¿Qué cuidados debemos brindarle al adulto mayor?

Your Body Inside and Out: Using Exercise Physiology to Slow Aging (edX)

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Your Body Inside and Out: Using Exercise Physiology to Slow Aging (edX)
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This online class will present the latest scientific information on the interaction between aging and physical activity. In an approachable style, you will learn how your physiology changes with age and how different types of movement can impact that trajectory of aging. Physical activity is a powerful medicine and [...]

Healthy Aging with HIV (AME)

This Online Education Activity is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®). Welcome to the Healthy Aging with HIV edition of the Online Meeting Highlights. Here you will learn about the current screening and treatment guidelines in patients with [...]