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GERO 411. Aging Policy and Programs

Credits: 3
Department: Gerontology
Description: The federal, state and local framework of services and programs for the aging.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the range of services and programs for older adults.
2. Identify the support systems in place at the federal, state and local levels for programs and services for older adults.
3. Evaluate the aging network and policies, legislature and guidelines that govern programs, services and entitlements.
4. Identify and evaluate issues, policy and program implementation by agencies and organizations.
5. Demonstrate a knowledge of the role that policy has on the lives of older adults and the larger community.

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