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Law and Aging Policy Seminar

Course Abbreviation: 
SEM 929
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

Examination of laws and public policies affecting older adults and families, including health & long-term care. This seminar will analyze demographic trends of aging world populations, including alternative public benefit and private retirement strategies affected by laws. Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, protection of older adults, long-term care planning, and consumer protection laws will be introduced, with opportunities for students to select individual topics for in-depth research, writing and presentation in class. The seminar will also examine roles for specialists in elder law, whether in private practice or as public advocates.