This course provides an overview of the legal and ethical challenges that our aging society and their caregivers (whether family members, health care providers, or others) face as well as a framework for analyzing these challenges.
Students must be registered students in good standing at the University of Florida. The course is open to individuals from all disciplines.
|Module 1||Introduction: Legal and Ethical Issues in Aging|
|Module 2||Ethnic & Cultural Considerations|
|Module 3||Ageism & Age Discrimination|
|Module 4||Elder Abuse & Neglect|
|Module 5||Aging & Family Dynamics|
|Module 6||Life Changes and Older Adults|
|Module 7||Conducting Research with Aging Populations|
|Module 8||Health Care Decision-making|
|Module 9||Death & Dying|
|Module 10||Estate Planning|
|Module 12||Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities|
|Module 13||Aging in the Criminal Justice System|
- A Short & Happy Guide to Elder Law, Kenny F. Hegland & Robert B. Fleming (West Publishing, 2013) (available for purchase via Amazon.com and other booksellers)
- Elder Law: Cases & Materials, Lawrence A. Frolik & Alison McChrystal Barnes (LexisNexis, 5th ed., 2011) (available for purchase via Amazon.com, lexisnexis.com, and other booksellers)
Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.
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