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Elder Law

Course Abbreviation: 
FMEST 963
Credits: 
3
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

This course presents a survey of the legal issues associated with aging, including introduction to national and global demographics on population aging; comparative policies on Social Security; quality of health care, including care under Medicare and Medicaid (and alternative forms of payment systems for health care and long term care); age discrimination in employment; housing for older adults, including nursing homes, assisted living and continuing care facilities; advance health care decision making; and fiduciary duties of agents and family members.

Prerequisites: 
None
Faculty: