The interdisciplinary gerontology program at Nazareth College is an immersive, experience-based program designed to prepare you for graduate work in aging and careers working with older adults. Combine a minor in gerontology with coursework from any department, such as communication sciences and disorders, social work, psychology, nursing, physical therapy, and music therapy.
You are encouraged to intern during one or two semesters at an aging services provider, hospital, or senior living community to supplement and reinforce learning through:
Center for Life's Work contact for: Service-Learning
Education: B.A., Drew University (Psychology, Sociology); M.S. & Ph.D., Syracuse University (Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Aging)
Teaching Interests: Adult and Late Life Psychology through service-learning and intergenerational community engagement; Issues in Aging; Aging and Community Service; Memory and Cognition; Introduction to Psychology
Research Interests: Gerontology and geriatrics education; intergenerational service-learning; community outreach, programs, and assessment
Students and elders attended a presentation by the founder of the Eden Alternative, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating quality of life for elders.