LGL 236 - Elder Law

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Explores the legal issues affecting the elderly population, including Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, retirement housing and long-term care options, age discrimination, elder abuse and neglect, and estate and planning issues related to incapacity-guardianship, advanced medical directives, power of attorney, and end-of-life decisions.
Credits: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Contact Hours: 3
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To provide an introduction to the issues underlying elder law.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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