ERIC Number: ED252773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Older Americans Health Education and Training Act. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First and Second Sessions on H.R. 4472. To Amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 by Adding a New Title Relating to Multipurpose Senior Centers Education and Training. Hearings Held in Chapel Hill, NC on December 20, 1983 and Washington, DC, on March 28, 1984.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document provides the transcripts from the Congressional hearings on the Older Americans Health Education and Training Act. This act is to provide the necessary resources, leadership, and coordination: (1) to design a uniform, standardized program of health education and training for older Americans; (2) to directly involve educational institutions of public health in the design and implementation of the program; (3) to implement the program throughout the country in multipurpose senior centers established by this Act; and (4) to evaluate the program. Opening statements from Representatives Ike Andrews and Carl Perkins are presented. Testimony is presented from 37 professionals, including professors and deans of medical schools, community health, and public health; legislative consultants representing retired persons; and directors and secretaries of government and private programs. Several pamphlets, letters, and supplemental materials are included, covering topics concerning the emotional and physical health of the elderly, and promoting unique programs to serve this population. The appendix contains numerous statements, letters, and newspaper articles dealing with issues and services pertaining to the elderly. (BH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.