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Activities/Written Draft of Interview with an Older Adult paper 4/17

Assignments
Discussion No DB this week.
Week 11: Module 7: Social and Economic Outlook for An Aging Society 5/1
Learning Objectives  Discuss how race/ethnicity, gender, and social class affect 5/1
how we age.
 Discuss key concepts related to economic well-being such
as poverty rate among older adults and sources of
retirement income.
 Describe the aging network created by the Older
Americans Act
 Describe federal programs/policy related to aging such as
Medicare, Social Security, and the Older Americans Act.
 Formulate the role of aging services/policy in promoting
economic wel-being among diverse groups of older adults.

Readings/Videos/Website Moody & Sasser, pp. 297-329. 5/1


s
Driving Miss Daisy (1989). Directed by Bruce Beresford, 99
minutes.

Activities/ Written No other activities or written assignments


Assignments
Discussion DB 3 5/1
Main post due by Tuesday at 11:59pm EST (200-300 5/3
words);
Peer Response due Thursday at 11:59pm
Week 12: Module 8: Right to Die; Death and Dying 5/8
Learning Objectives  Discuss key issues in the right to die debate 5/8
 Analyze important right to die cases
 Describe hospice and services it provides.

Readings/Video/Website Moody & Sasser, pp. 265-284. 5/8

http://www.gilchristhospice.org/JosephRichey

http://www.nhpco.org/about/hospice-care (National Hospice


and Palliative Care Association

Callanan, M and Kelley, P. (1992). Final Gifts. p. 176-178.


Bantam Books. (on UCORES)

Patients’ Right to Die Bills, Personal Becomes Political:


https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2015/10/22/p
atients-right-die-bills-personal-becomes-
political/38RWz1DG4lllXIeccq6gKO/story.html

Tuesdays with Morrie (1999). Directed by Mick Jackson, 89


minutes
Being Mortal, Feb. 10, 2015,
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/being-mortal/

Activities/Written Final Interview with an Older Adult paper 5/8


Assignments
Discussion DB 4 (PLEASE NOTE DUE DAY CHANGED FROM
PREVIOUS DBs) 5/10
Main post due by THURSDAY at 11:59pm EST (200-300 5/15
words);
Peer Response due TUESDAY at 11:59pm
FINAL EXAM FINAL EXAM 5/22