Jul 06, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 425 - Resources and Policies Affecting the Senior Population

3 Cr. Hrs.
This course examines the critical issues and current policies impacting the aging U.S. population including Medicare and family caregiving, and introduces current trends in public health.  The course also examines the resources available to the aging U.S. population and the human service  providers role in working to provide and link resources.  Students will develop a working knowledge of current programs that provide services to older adults.  The course covers public policies on retirement, employer pensions, workplace conditions, and entitlement programs, Social Security and health care reform, and the rise of the elderly as a powerful political force. 



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