Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this educational program is to explore the concept of “aging in place” so that nurses will have the information and knowledge necessary to advise older adults and their families on accessing quality care in a preferred setting as adults age. The content in this course is applicable to nursing professionals in acute, post-acute, and community care settings. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Define aging in place from a range of perspectives.
  • Describe the advantages of as well as the challenges and barriers to aging in place.
  • Discuss the factors affecting the increase in demand for assisted living.
  • Describe community-based efforts to support aging in place and aging in community.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.