A Guide to the Aging and Disability Networks
This course is intended to acquaint workers with the variety of services available to older adults and people with disabilities through programs funded and supported by federal and state governments and administered by state and local agencies. By the conclusion of this course, you should be able to help the people who come to you for assistance, determine what they are eligible for that meets their particular needs, and to navigate the aging and disability networks.
- Identify key federal, state, and local resources available to older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families.
- Explain how eligibility and accessibility impact the use of federal, state and local programs.
- Discuss methods for identifying and accessing resources for older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families.
- Define key terminology in understanding and navigating the aging and disability networks.
Number of CEUs: 4