ERIC Number: ED253745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act, 1984 Part 1. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (North Providence, Rhode Island, January 17, 1984; Washington, District of Columbia, January 31, February 24 and 28, and March 13, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This Congressional report contains the testimony provided at the first five days of hearings pertaining to the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act of 1965. The focus of the hearings was on amending those portions of the act dealing with: (1) grants for State and community programs on aging (Title III); (2) training, research, and discretionary programs and projects for older adults (Title IV); and (3) community service employment for older Americans (Title V). Included among those persons providing testimony at the Rhode Island hearings were representatives of the following agencies and organizations: Rhode Island Meals on Wheels, Inc.; the Visiting Nurse Service of Greater Woonsocket; Fruit Hill Day Center for the Elderly; the Southeast New England Long-Term Care Gerontology Center, Brown University; the American Association of Retired Persons; the National Council on Senior Citizens; the Senior Inn, Inc.; the University of Rhode Island; and Rhode Island College. The hearings in Washington, D.C. included testimony of representatives from: the American Federation of Home Health Agencies, Inc.; the American Mental Health Counselors Association; the New York State Office for the Aging; the National Homecaring Council, Inc.; the University of Kansas Long-Term Care Gerontology Center; the Urban Mass Transportation Administration; the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs; and the National Association of State Units on Aging. (A status report on Title IV of the Older Americans Act as amended and a discussion of types of technical assistance provided to the States by the Department of Labor are also included in this volume, as well as responses of witnesses to questions raised by the subcommittee chairman.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Community Programs, Community Services, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Gerontology, Grants, Health Needs, Hearings, Individual Needs, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Policy Formation, Psychological Needs, Public Policy, Research Needs, State Programs, Training
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Older Americans Act 1965