SW 405 Aging Public Policies and Programs 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall semester of even-numbered years
  • Prerequisites: Bachelor of Social Work program admission or gerontology minor, junior standing or instructor's permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2007 - 2008 Undergraduate Bulletin
An overview of aging public policies and programs. The course examines the origin, current program structure and delivery system of various policies such as Social Security, Medicare and the Older Americans Act that provide income security, health care and social services to older adults in the United States.