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This course looks at the administration of programs for our elderly population and considers the historical care given to our seniors as well as new solutions for those who are living longer. Options are reviewed such as long-term care at home, community based programs, retirement communities, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities. Students will identify current issues that impact older adults as well as examine trends in long term care.
Required Textbook (included here):
Yee-Melichar, D., Flores, C. M. & Cabigoa, E. P. (2014). Long-term care administration and management. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
Ethical Standards for Human Services Professionals
Comprehensive ethical standards for human service professionals. Please keep these handy or print them, as you will refer to them frequently throughout the course.
The Power of Presence
Franks, J. A. (2010). The Power of Presence. Journal Of Palliative Medicine, 13(3), 331-332. doi:10.1089/jpm.2009.0313
Medicare Part D in 2016 and Trends over Time
Sep 16, 2016 | Jack Hoadley, Juliette Cubanski, and Tricia Neuman
Engaged as We Age: The End of Retirement as we Know it
James, J. B., Besen, E., Matz-Costa, C., & Pitt-Catshouphes, M. (2010). Engaged as we age: The end of retirement as we know it. Boston, MA: Sloan Center for Aging and Work at Boston College.
Home care workers: Interstate differences in training requirements and their implications for quality
Kelly, C. M., Morgan, J. C., & Jason, K. J. (2011). Home care workers: Interstate differences in
training requirements and their implications for quality. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 20 (10), 1-29.
Relationships with death: The terminally ill talk about dying
Wrights, K. (2003). Relationships with death: The terminally ill talk about dying. Journal of
Marital and Family Therapy, 29(4), 439-454.