ECE* Study Guide

Foundations Of Gerontology

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Foundations Of Gerontology exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the ECE* Exam

The Foundations of Gerontology ECE exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate upper-level course on gerontology. InstantCert's course for this subject looks at many aspects of aging--demographics and trends, health issues, sociology, economical and political issues, and death.

Topics Covered in this Course

Important Concepts of Gerontology
Definition of gerontology
Definitions of aging
Variables involved in the aging process
Research issues
Demography of Aging: Trends and Projections
Biology and Physical Health
General considerations
Age changes
Theories of aging
Factors affecting aging and/or senescence
General concepts of health
Causes of illness and death among older people
Psychosocial effects of illness
Health care
Institutional care
Psychology and Mental Health
Cognitive function in later life
Personality - continuity and change
Measures of well-being
Mental health and aging
The social context for aging
Sources of variation in aging
Housing and community context
Family roles and relationships in later adulthood
Other roles and activities
Economics, Work, and Retirement
Consumer patterns
Political Behavior and Public Policy
Political participation - age and cohort effects
Older adult movements
Policies and programs
Contemporary policy issues
Death and Dying
Issues concerning death and dying
Responses to death and dying
Care for the dying

Customer Test Results for this Exam

65 users submitted test results since July, 2007.
64 of those users reported a passing score (98%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Apr 2, 2019failedd
Nov 16, 2018passed68
Aug 16, 2017passedPass
Feb 3, 2016passedA
Feb 3, 2016passedA
Jan 1, 2016passedA
Sep 29, 2015passedA
Nov 24, 2014passedB
Jun 3, 2014passedB
Jan 1, 2014passedc
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