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HCS 557 Week 1 Individual Assignment Evolution of Roles and Societal Perspectives on Aging

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com It is important to understand how roles and perspectives have changed over time. The alterations can be an effect caused by societal and economical developments. Understanding the evolution of roles and perspectives provides a clearer picture on how aging may affect you. Resource: Evolution of Roles and Societal Perspectives on Aging Grading Criteria Write an opinion-based paper of 750- to 1,050-words in which you discuss aging from the timeline of World War II to the present. Include the following points: · Changing role of the older adult · Differences in perspectives on aging · What you think caused the shift in roles as time progressed ***********************************************

HCS 557 Week 2 Individual Assignment Reflections on Aging

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Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Sample Interview Questions and Reflections on Aging Grading Criteria Interview an older adult who is at least 65 years old to get a viewpoint of the changing roles of older adults. Use the Sample Interview Questions provided, make adjustments, or construct your own interview questions appropriately to get details on the senior’s experience to incorporate in your reflective paper. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word reflective paper in which you describe what you learned from the interview. Include the following in your paper: · Differences in roles of seniors and perspectives toward them, based on the experiences among the following: · Senior citizen interviewed · Senior citizens that influenced the interviewee as a youth · Your own experiences as you imagine yourself as a senior · Economical and social changes that led to varied experiences among the following: · Senior citizen interviewed · Senior citizens that influenced the interviewee as a youth · Your own experiences as you imagine yourself as a senior Submit the interview questions if different from the Sample Interview Questions. ***********************************************

HCS 557 Week 3 Individual Assignment Economics and the Role of the Retiree Paper

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com The significance and understanding of aging is influenced by many factors. When completing this paper, focus on the inverse relationship


of how larger social and cultural contexts shape aging processes, and how these in turn shape the societies and cultures in which they occur. Take a look at the current economic environment and recognize any dramatic event that changed the traditional transitional path from worker to retiree in American society. How have these changing economic forces altered the role and quality of life for older adults? Resource: Economics and the Role of the Retiree Paper Grading Criteria Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper on the occupation you feel has been affected the most by changing economic forces. Review how the path from worker to retiree in that occupation has been altered. Complete the following in your paper: · Review the various phases of retirement. · Specific to the occupation you selected, explain how each of these phases has been affected by changing economic forces. · Identify the alternatives that are now available in lieu of traditional retirement. · Explain how retirement planning has affected younger adults. · Describe to what degree you feel retirement planning options affect career selection for younger adults today. Include a minimum of three peer-reviewed references. ***********************************************

HCS 557 Week 4 Individual Assignment Aging and Retirement Reference Brochure

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Many individuals stress about retirement and how to properly plan for the lifestyle they would like to maintain. Cultural barriers or the lack of culturally specific educational material may prevent many adults from engaging in adequate financial planning for retirement. This


may in turn perpetuate traditional inequality patterns. Many issues arise when considering the thought of retirement, and it is up to you to help relieve some of the worry. A reference brochure can be a concise method to summarize the available options and how to start planning for the process. Resource: Aging and Retirement Reference Brochure Grading Criteria Create a 3 full page brochure referencing the options for the aging population. Be sure to complete the following requirements: · Select a culture or specific population as the target audience for your brochure. · Consider a younger person from that culture still in the workforce but preparing for retirement or caring for an elderly individual who is going to retire soon. · You may also consider an older member of that culture to which you will speak at a senior center or adult day care facility. You want this brochure to be a guide to help older adults with the transition. Select one of the following options and provide relevant information for your selection: · Social services for either the senior or his or her caregivers, which may include public and private options or costs · Planning for retirement, including economic, housing, medical, and legal preparation · Healthy lifestyle opportunities or health maintenance options · Another selection approved by your faculty member Select a title for your brochure. Be creative when selecting your title; some example titles include the following: · Preparing for Your Older Years—Targeting Generation X · Living Longer—But Not Always Better · Keys to Successful Aging Ensure your brochure is at the appropriate readability index to the target audience. Create a separate reference page with a minimum of three peerreviewed references in APA format. ***********************************************


HCS 557 Week 5 Individual Assignment Relationship Presentation

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Relationships are an important part of everyone’s life, but as people age, these relationships may change. Families provide income support, emotional support, social integration, and health care for their aging family members. Resource: Relationship Presentation Grading Criteria Create a presentation on the approved relationship you selected by Week Three. Develop an 8- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes detailing the relationship you select.Considerthe following information: · Effects of the relationship on the older adult · Is the older adult required to move or live on his or her own? · What transportation is being used now that the relationship has changed? · Is the older adult taking care of a spouse or child? · Is there any resentment or additional burden on the relationship? · Formal support systems and services, such as city sponsored senior citizen center, or informal support systems and services, such as families and churches. · Resource of financial support Include a minimum of three peer-reviewed references in your presentation. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. ***********************************************


HCS 557 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Social Policy Outline - Part 1

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Social Policy Outline – Part 1 Grading Criteria Prepare an outline on social policy surrounding prescription drug coverage for older adults, and support a side as to whether the government should have more or less involvement with policies affecting prescription drug coverage, particularly surrounding the importation of drugs from foreign countries such as Canada. This could mean that your team supports the government or that you are in favor of private support or intensive regulation. Your instructor will assign your team a side to present. This assignment helps you evaluate existing age-based policies and possible proposals for change. Include the following in your outline: • Historical trends for the team’s side of the social policy issue • Local, state, or federal perspective for the team’s side of the social policy issue • Team’s position, and the arguments and solutions proposed • Pros for the team’s side, either supporting side or opposing side • Areas to consider are derivations and directions of public policy, interrelationships of agencies, and a discussion of selected programs and services for the aged. Examine the government response to the growing number of older Americans and the policy process. • Consider how public policy on prescription drug coverage has positively or negatively affected the older adult. Identify any pros or cons associated with your argument. Consider how older adults or organizations they have formed such as American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) have affected policies directly related to prescription drug coverage.


Prepare at least 15 questions that may be asked to the opposing side. The questions should be specifically directed to your opponent and should be clear and concise. ***********************************************

HCS 557 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment Social Policy Presentation - Part 2

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Resource: Social Policy Outline – Part 1 and Social Policy Presentation – Part 2 Grading Criteria Present your position in 14- to 18-slides using Microsoft® PowerPoint®. Use the information in the Social Policy Outline – Part 1 in yourpresentation to present background information for the team’s side. In addition to the information in outline, includethe following in your presentation: · Refute the other side: Each side of the Learning Team— supporting side and opposing side—must submit a presentation that refutes the opposing side. Each side must have answers prepared that respond to the opponent’s questions. · Consider how current policies affect current and future generations of older adults, their families, and the professionals serving them. · Evaluate strengths, weaknesses, and trade-offs related to current age-based policy. Consider how those policies affect retirement, pensions, health care, housing, social services, and intergenerational issues.


¡ Closing: A presentation must be submitted that is the final conclusive argument and statement. Take notes during the entire presentation and project so that you may refer to these in the conclusion of your side’s views. Submit one reference list in APA format for each Learning Team side. Each list must consist of three references per person. ***********************************************

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com It is important to understand how roles and perspectives have changed over time

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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com It is important to understand how roles and perspectives have changed over time

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