- NY Credits : 5.0
- TX Credits : 5.0
Eldercare is a service designed to provide assurance to family members that care goals are achieved for older adult family members no longer able to be totally independent. The services rely on the expertise of professionals, with the CPA serving as the coordinator and assuror of quality of services based on criteria and goals. The purpose of the service is to provide assurance in a professional, independent, and objective manner to third parties that the needs of the older adult to whom they are attached are being met. This course is helpful for professionals with elderly clients.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify the significant physical and medical issues that result from the aging process,
identify the five life phases both pre and postretirement,
recognize the various forms of exploitation of older people; including how to recognize them when they occur,
identify the differences between guardianships and conservatorships,
identify the options available for the financing of long-term care,
identify scams and provide tips older clients can use to avoid such scams,
recognize why a CPA is uniquely positioned to provide eldercare services,
list professional standards that apply to eldercare engagements, and
identify types and feasibility of eldercare services that can be provided in an eldercare practice.