The study of physical, mental, and social changes in older people as they age
the study of health and disease in later life and provide the comprehensive health care of older
persons and the well-being of their informal caregiver
Steps in conflict resolution
2. establish common ground
3. emphasize the importance of communication
4. emphasize your willingness to cooperate
5. empathize with your opponents perspective
6. evaluate both your own and your opponents moti
deliberately structured and coordinated activity systems
are linked to the external environment
Two different types of macro change in an agency
To improve resources provided
to improve agency environment
Social Work process
Purpose of Social Work
Enhance social functioning by restoration, provision and prevention
incorporates concepts from
both an exciting and challenging time of life
Maximum muscular strength - 25-30
93%- claim to be in good health
- spinal or back difficulties, hearing problems, arthritis, and hypertension
most common cancer among women
the application of an eclectic base, professional values, and ethics and a wide range of skills to
target any size system for change.
Three primary Principles
1) Emphasis on client empowerment, strengths and resiliency.
There are 24 different subgroups. Refers to people with origins in the East, SE Asia and Indian
Asians were considered the subordinate group because they actively pursue upward mobility and
achieve higher levels
What is Social Welfare Policy?
-a organized response to a issue. Ex: Homelessness or Domestic Violence
-Not doing anything is still considered a policy.
Social Welfare programs
are the products of social welfare policies
Ex: SSA of 1935 & Food stamps, WIC
Act for the Relief of the Poor 1601
"Old Poor Law" redirects here. For the Old Poor Law which existed in Scotland between 15741845, see Old Scottish Poor Law.
The Poor Relief Act 1601 (43 Eliz 1 c 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England. The Act for
Social Insurance Programs
American social welfare, thanks to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Social Security Act of
1935, is furthered currently by two major categories of cash support programs: social insurances?
and public assistance?.
Current Issues in Social Insurance: The Viability of Social Security
The American social security system is considered by many observers to be seriously flawed.
Some of the key issues include sustainability, the influence of the system on economic growth,