CHL 334 - Managing Care of the Older Adult

This course surveys contemporary policies, programs and services for an aging population and explores the impacts of an aging society on financial planning and retirement. Students, caregivers, professionals, family members and friends are equipped with information to provide quality care for elderly people while taking care of their own needs for support and rest. Focus is on understanding a multidisciplinary approach to community, home and institution-based care which addresses social and ethical issues, problems, policies and programs that affect the quality of life for our rapidly aging population. This course explores specific health needs of aging individuals and assists students in identifying techniques and strategies used in developing programs for the older adult.

Semester hours: 3.0

Last updated: 04/11/2022