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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
   
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
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SL 315 - Aging Policy & Politics


Leaders in Senior Living need a clear understanding of aging policy, the political influences upon those policies and decisions, and advocacy to effect change.  Policies affecting seniors may be made on the local, state, and federal levels.  As the senior population grows, and as aging research develops, there will be an increasing need to influence, inform, create, and change policies that impact seniors.  The influence of ethics in aging services policy will be explored.  This course will give an overview of aging policies and expose students to avenues for policy development.  

Prerequisites & Notes
SO 310

Assignment Overview
TBD

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand and articulate policy on aging services that may impact residents in senior living communities
  • Appreciate the role of politics in influencing the development of aging policy
  • Advocate for policy changes that will improve the lives of seniors in his/her community
  • Make ethical, person-centered decisions for his/her residents


Credits: 3 Offered: March 2016



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