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Social And Cultural Aspects Of Aging

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This course examines social and cultural perspectives on aging and their implications for health administrators serving aging populations. Public and personal aspects of aging will be addressed. Topics will include work and retirement, social policy, older people as social and political forces, care needs, diversity, economics, social support, and disability.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Changes in Relationships

    • Evaluate the impact of changing finances on relationships for older adults.
    • Analyze the ramifications of aging on relationships.

    Public Policy and Political Force

    • Examine the impact of public policy on the older adults.
    • Evaluate the effect of political activism on older adults.

    Historical Perspectives

    • Compare historical roles of older adults in society.
    • Describe the evolution of perspectives on aging.

    Transition From Worker to Retiree

    • Compare options for transitioning from worker to retiree.
    • Differentiate factors that impact retirement.
    • Examine the economic and financial impact of retirement.

    Social and Cultural Concerns of Aging

    • Evaluate the social and cultural concerns that impact the older adult.
    • Analyze poverty and inequality patterns in older adults.

    Support Systems and Services

    • Compare informal and formal support systems and services.
    • Evaluate the sources of funding for support systems and services.
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