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Financial Investments & the Aging Population | L47xx

This course will explore the social and legal effects of impaired financial decision making by aging populations. Medical evidence demonstrates that impaired financial decision making is the earliest marker of cognitive decline and begins expressing itself in populations as they reach their mid-fifties. By age 70, one in eight have mild cognitive impairment or dementia. The implications of the decline in financial decision making for businesses, social services, governments and the legal community will be explored in this class.

Prerequisites: N/A
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)


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Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
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Denver, CO 80208

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