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Summer 2007


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



AGNG 401  Foundations of Aging Services                           3 credits
This course applies basic organizational management techniques to the unique demands of aging services in the public and private sectors. The course deals with the unique customer, regulatory, ethical, quality and delivery issues of providing services to individuals living in various settings and ranging from older adults who are fully active and productive to those facing limited health, incomes, cognitive function or social support. Financing of services, including public resources, private payment and insurance (health, long-term care) is a key topic of concern in providing and coordinating care for older adults. Management issues of on-site and remote staff are also addressed. Prerequisites: AGNG 300 or permission of instructor.
          Grade Method: REG
[0004] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             STAFF
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 203)


AGNG 454  Global Aging and the Future of Social                   3 credits
          Insurance                                         
The purpose of this course is to prepare the student to understand more fully the causes for and the multiple effects of the unprecedented demographic trends now developing and to join and interpret the rising debate on the form and substance of social insurance programs in the 21st century. Policy options to address the multifaceted dilemmas will be explored including an overview of policies being implemented in other nations. Note: Also listed as ECON 410, 412 and PUBL 610B. For more information contact gribbin@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0005] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             GRIBBIN, J
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (PHYS107)


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