OSHR 3133 - Issues on Aging: Being Mortal Group Discussion (Perk Series Lecture)

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

A facilitated discussion about some of the issues raised in the book Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. The objective is to encourage participants to think about what is important to them as they age and how to navigate their future on their own terms. Handouts and information regarding community resources will be provided. Issues to be considered are: process of aging and dying; independence and dependence; late life choices and making your choices known - hard conversations; and courage to act on the truth we find.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.