ERIC Number: ED178645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Age Discrimination in Federally-Assisted Programs. Hearing Before the United States Commission on Civil Rights; Hearing Held in Denver, Colorado, July 28-29, 1977. Volume I: Testimony.
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
The statements presented by numerous individuals at the hearing are recorded in this volume. Specific examples of discrimination against older adults in such Federally-assisted programs as the food stamp program, Medicaid, the community mental health centers program, the vocational rehabilitation program, the social services program under Title XX of the Social Security Act, and the legal services program are discussed. Suggestions for eliminating age discrimination in these programs and for improving Federal enforcement procedures in implementing the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 are included. (EB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Age Discrimination Act 1975; Colorado (Denver)