3 credit hours
This course is intended to prepare students for the management and leadership challenges within the aging field. 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.