ERIC Number: ED253840
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jul-10
Reference Count: N/A
Long-Term Needs of the Elderly: A Federal-State-Private Partnership. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (Seattle, Washington).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
This document presents testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearings on the partnership between government and the private sector for the provision of long term care to the nation's elderly. An opening statement is presented from Senator Daniel Evans. Twelve additional statements are presented, including testimony from a secretary of community services, administrators of hospice programs and health cooperatives, the president of a medical association, a member of an advisory council on aging, and a retirement counselor. Topics covered in the testimony include better health in elderly persons, later retirement age, independence for the elderly, housing, informal family care, health maintenance organizations, and tightening of Medicare services to the elderly. Appendix 1 contains seven magazine articles and letters from witnesses at the hearings pertaining to long term residences and health care programs. Appendix 2 contains seven letters from individuals and organizations concerned with services for the elderly. (BH)
Descriptors: Community Services, Delivery Systems, Family Involvement, Federal Aid, Government Role, Health Services, Hearings, Housing Needs, Human Services, Older Adults, Private Financial Support, Retirement, State Aid
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.