ERIC Number: ED022116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Resources for the Aging--An Action Handbook, a Catalogue of Federal Programs, Foundations and Trusts, and Voluntary Agencies that Assist Communities and Individuals to Meet the Needs of the Aging.
Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Community Action Program.; National Council on the Aging, Inc., New York, NY.
Published to stimulate local, state, and national groups to develop programs to assist the aged, this catalog presents information about federal grants-in-aid and basic service programs that serve the old, and about foundations and trusts, and national voluntary agencies supporting programs for the aged or willing to assist local groups organizing programs. Resources are given for financial assistance, food and clothing, housing, health services, nursing care, employment and training, small business loans and services, general education and recreation, consumer education, civil rights, veterans' programs, planning, facilities and staffing, programs for specific regions or special groups, and for rural areas and small towns. For each program listed descriptions include the nature and purpose of programs, form and extent of assistance, requirements for eligibility, and where to apply. Field offices and regional addresses of government agencies are given. There are two bibliographies. (aj)
Descriptors: Age, Bibliographies, Business, Civil Rights, Consumer Education, Directories, Employment, Federal Government, Financial Services, Food, Foundation Programs, General Education, Health Services, Housing, Job Training, Military Personnel, Nursing, Older Adults, Program Development, Recreation, Regional Programs, Resource Materials, Rural Areas, Voluntary Agencies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Community Action Program.; National Council on the Aging, Inc., New York, NY.