ERIC Number: ED247496
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-7
Reference Count: N/A
Elderly: Alcohol and Drugs. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (Port Richey, Fla.)
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
This document contains prepared statements and witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on the elderly and alcohol and drug use. Opening statements are given by Committe on Aging representatives Edward Roybal and Michael Bilirakis. Witness testimony is given by representatives of the University of South Florida Gerontology Center; the Human Development Center of Pasco, Inc; Operation PAR; the Florida Mental Health Institute; Jack Eckerd Corporation (pharmacutical services); and medical doctors. Topics which are covered include incidence reports within the community and institutional settings, barriers to services, treatment modalities and programs, and financial demands and medical concerns with an elderly population. Private testimony and case studies conclude the document. (BL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.