ERIC Number: ED061501
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The Nation's Stake in the Employment of Middle-Aged and Older Persons.
National Council for Senior Citizens, Inc., Washington, DC.
The efforts of the National Council of Senior Citizens in operating the Senior Community Service programs under Operation Mainstream are described in some detail. The four chapters of this report are: I. Urgency of the Problem--The Economic Realities; Department of Labor: Shifting Positions; Legislative Initiatives; Few Results; and Administration Resistance; II. The Senior AIDES Program: Lessons That Should Be Heeded--Scope of Project; National Organization; Local Organization; Senior Aides Jobs; Experiences of Four Local Projects; and Conclusions; III. Need for a Focal Point; and IV. Recommendations for Government Action on Employment of the Older Worker--Action by Congress; and Action by the U. S. Department of Labor. Five appendixes present the following: 1. Statement on Policies and Organization of the National Council of Senior Citizens; 2. Major Legislation Concerning Employment of the Elderly Since 1960; 3. History of the Senior Community Service Program; 4. The Role of the Public Employment Service (Manpower Services); and 5. Suggestions for Improving Reporting of Present Community Senior Service Employment Programs. (CK)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Opportunities, Federal Aid, Financial Needs, Improvement Programs, Income, Legislation, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults, Older Workers, Part Time Employment, Problem Solving, Program Administration, Reports, Research, Retirement, Wages
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (No. 5270-1133, $0.35)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Senior Citizens, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Council of Senior Citizens; Operation Mainstream
Note: Printed for the use of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate; A working paper