Film Trends Will Change with Aging Baby Boomers
Christopher Kelly, associate professor of Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has focused on aging policy, health care and long-term care in his research, and predicts new film depictions as demographics change. "Baby boomers, like all generations, want to see themselves on screen," Kelly said. "They want to see actors and actresses of their generation dealing with the issues they’re dealing with."Read the entire article in the Daily Nebraskan.
Gerontology focus benefits students through concentration on aging
It’s a field that goes remarkably unseen, despite being about those who have seen so much. Gerontology, the study of aging and the elderly, is a minor and certificate program for undergraduates at the University of Nebraska, and a major program for graduate students.
The minor requires six courses in gerontology – three required courses and three electives. The certificate requires five courses and a practicum. Read the entire article in the Daily Nebraskan.