First, read Chapter 9 in The Aging Networks: A Guide to Programs and Services. Next, conduct a brief internet and/or library search and find an article or resource on a current (published within the last three months) aging-related topic that holds some significance for you. In a journal assignment, address the following:
- Briefly discuss the aging issue covered in the article or resource. How is this a critical issue?
- Reflect on the impact of this issue on the aging American population. What does the impact mean for the future of healthcare, services, or policies and programs?
- Consider this aging-related topic in light of your current and future professional work and/or career goals. How does this topic, and the future needs of the aging network, intersect with your personal or professional trajectory?