ERIC Number: ED109275
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Developments in Aging: 1974 and January-April 1975. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate Pursuant to S. Res. 267, March 1, 1974.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
The Special Committee on Aging, established in 1961 by Senate Resolution 33, Eighty-seventh Congress, was charged with making a full and complete study and investigation of problems and opportunities of older people, including problems and opportunities of maintaining health, of assuring adequate income, of finding employment, of engaging in productive and rewarding activity, of securing proper housing, and, when necessary, of obtaining care or assistance. The committee has examined "the administration strategy for cutbacks in aging"; "immediate and long-range directions in social security"; medicare and proposed national health insurance plans; nursing homes; employment problems related to recession; housing ligislation; the Older Americans Act; training, research, and education; transportation; and, volunteer and community service by the elderly. Recommendations are made for legislative action and change in administrative policies. Also included are "Minority Views" and five "Appendices": "Analysis of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974," Highlights of the study "The Myth and Reality of Aging in America" conducted by Louis Harris and Associates for the National Council on the Aging, Inc., "New Federalism and Aging,""Reports from Federal Departments and Agencies," and "Committee Hearings and Reports." (JM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
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