ERIC Number: ED206996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Mar-5
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Developments in Aging: 1980. Part 1 and Part 2: Appendixes. Resolution Authorizing a Study of the Problems of the Aged and Aging. Conducted Pursuant to S. Res. 353. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
The testimony provided in these hearings addresses the most fundamental problem facing older Americans today, i.e., economic security. The report discusses the results of expanding social services and income transfer programs to reduce poverty, and examines ways to increase older adults' economic self-sufficiency through expanded employment options and the Social Security systems. Federal health programs and long-term care issues, energy assistance programs, and social services are also discussed. Other topics covered in the report focus on housing, consumer issues, results of the White House Conference on Aging, crime, elder abuse, and lifelong learning. The appendices in part 2 contain supplementary reports from the Federal Council on Aging and various federal departments and agencies. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.