ERIC Number: ED247499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov-15
Reference Count: 0
Targeting Scarce Resources under the Older Americans Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on Examination of the Targeting of Services Needed to Maintain Economic and Social Independence of Older People as Mandated in Title III of the Older Americans Act.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This document presents prepared statements and witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on the Older Americans Act. An opening statement by Senator Charles Grassley, subcommittee chairman, contains a brief overview of the Older Americans Act. An extensive statement on the proposed targeting of services mandated under Title III of the Older Americans Act is given by representatives of the Office of Human Development and the Administration on Aging. Information is given on demographics, issues involved in targeting services, service needs, financial considerations, eligibility requirements, and local initiatives. Witness testimony is given by representatives of ethnic and racial groups, state and federal agencies on aging and nutrition, and university gerontology departments. Topics which are covered include health needs of the elderly, health needs of the minority elderly, community and national program efforts, local economic needs for program survival, and targeting policy options and suggested mandates. The document concludes with articles and publications on the 1984 Older Americans Act amendments, and the text of the questions of Senator Grassley along with witness responses. (BL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers: Congress 98th; Older Americans Act 1965; Reauthorization Legislation
Note: Some pages may be marginally legible because of small print.