Elder Law

Course Catalog Number: 
5347
Course Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Lecture
Course Priority: 
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Standard Courses

Elder Law examines the aspect of aging that impact law and public policy.The law attempts to protect the elderly and grants rights and privileges to them. In this course we will examine and evaluate the interplay of law and public policy as we survey significant legal issues and governmental programs such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care, guardianship and mental capacity, and other selected topics.