Course Description


SW 405 Aging Public Policies and Programs
4 cr.
Offered: Fall semester of even-numbered years
Prerequisite: Bachelor of Social Work program admission or gerontology minor, junior standing or instructor's permission.
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.