Easter Seals (http://www.easterseals.com)is a 501(c)(3) organization (public charity). For this final
assignment you are to analyze a policy that guides the provision of community
services for older adults for your non-profit agency.
As the American population ages, policy issues related to
older adults and services for seniors are hot political topics. Identify
an area of policy related to community services for older adults and their
families. State the facts regarding this policy.
Research this area describing significance and issues, recent and pending
actions, and adequacy of the policies in meeting constituents'
needs. Compare and contrast proposed amendments/alternatives to
existing policy and describe policy change that may better meet the needs of
older people and their families being served by the non-profit agency you
selected. This must be an original paper and may not duplicate on
prepared for another course. This paper should include the following
policies, demographics and affected populations
detailed discussion of all the relevant issues of the chosen policy on the
non-profit agency you have selected.
discussion of possible alternatives/solutions.
detailed discussion of one or two possible alternatives/solutions you
recommend and why. Your recommendation(s) must be one or two of
those discuss in the alternatives above.
OF RECOMMENDATIONS: detailed discussion of possible
outcomes/consequences/results of the possible alternatives/solutions you
recommend in the section above, and why.
IMPLICATIONS: detailed discussion of the implications of your recommendations
and possible outcomes, and why.
CONCLUSIONS: Summarize your analysis and indicate any personal
Use American Psychological Association (APA) format for all references and
in-text citations. A reference list should be included at the
end of the document.
The length of your project should be no more than 8 pages,
double-spaced, not including title and reference pages. Use one-inch
margins on all sides and include page numbers.