ltc328 | undergraduate

Legal Perspectives In Aging

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This course will look at the diverse legal issues related to today’s older adult. Topics will include age discrimination, advocacy and autonomy, elder and fraud abuse, major life transitions, and end of life decision making.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Population – Abuse and Hazards

    • Explain the affects of fraud on the aging population and the long-term care system.
    • Describe types of abuses against the aging population.
    • Analyze the prevalence of abuse against the aging population.

    Advocacy

    • Describe the role of advocacy in protecting the rights of older adults.
    • Analyze advocacy services available for older adults.

    Individual Rights

    • Explain the responsibilities of individuals for protecting the rights of older adults.
    • Identify the rights of older adults and their loved ones.
    • Describe the various legal documents that affect the rights of adults.

    Civil Law

    • Identify major legislation that governs hiring and employment of older adults.
    • Describe Elder Law Services.
    • Identify instances of age discrimination.

    Entities – Laws and Obligations

    • Compare the legal and service differences of private, nonprofit, and public entities.
    • Compare the certification, accreditation, and auditing of private, nonprofit, and public entities.
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