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Legal Perspectives In Aging

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This course will focus on the legal and regulatory issues related to today's long-term care populations. Topics will include age discrimination, advocacy and autonomy, fraud and 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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    Individual Rights

    • Analyze the responsibilities of individuals for protecting the rights of older adults.
    • Determine the rights of older adults and their loved ones.
    • Compare the various legal documents that affect the rights of adults.

    Civil Law

    • Explain major legislation that governs hiring and employment of older adults.
    • Determine instances of age discrimination.
    • Analyze Elder Law Services.

    Entitiesâ 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.

    Populationâ Abuse and Hazards

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

    Advocacy

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