ECU SOCI 1010 - Social Change & Elder Care (3 pages)

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Continuation of discussion of federal budget/welfare programs. Discussed reading about elder care/Cassie's experiences with Medicaid, etc. Hill-Collins ideas on how to create coalitions for social change


Lecture number:
34
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
East Carolina University
Course:
Soci 1010 - Race, Gender, Class
Edition:
1
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SOCI 1010 1nd Edition Lecture 34 Outline of Last Lecture I The Big Idea II Social Change a Connection between individual society i Black White fraternities III Change through government policy a Welfare IV History of cash aid to families Outline of Current Lecture I Social change continued II Elder Care Cassie s experience III Hill Collins a The big idea b Creating coalitions for social change Current Lecture I Social change continued a Largest portion of federal budget goes to social security Medicare b In 2011 36 of federal budget went to SS Medicare i 25 defense veterans These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II III ii 16 Medicaid food stamps TANF iii 6 interest on debt iv 9 health research unemployment v 2 law enforcement c Degree to which families do well on off TANF depends on the economy Elder Care Cassie s experience a A lot of people fall through cracks of getting help due to doing to well to qualify for programs they may need b Who qualifies and what you get may not leave people as well off as one may think c Cassie made 9 654 year in 2004 but still did not automatically qualify for Medicaid i In order to qualify for Medicaid income is looked at must fall below poverty line which is 9 310 year ii Cassie was above poverty line by 300 d Paid less for housing gets food stamps housing subsidy Medicare Medicaid sometimes e Some of Cassie s basic needs are not met i Had no lower denture ii Not covering food costs gets food donations iii 5 children had to pitch in to help iv Doesn t have any extra money f Lack of a high income doesn t come from the fact that Cassie didn t work she always worked just had lower income jobs type of work g Social security workers fund current retires if you live super long and get more SS then you put in nothing happens you continue getting payments don t get cut off h Spend Down i Amount of money your medical expenses



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