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ERIC Number: ED259262
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 102
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act: New Jersey Perspective. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (March 19, 1984, Elizabeth, NJ).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
This document presents the transcripts of testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing on the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. Opening statements from members of the Select Committee on Aging, Representatives Matthew J. Rinaldo, George C. Wortley, and Christopher H. Smith, are presented. Background information on the Act and an accompanying chart of active and planned grants under Title IV of the Act are presented by Commissioner Lennie-Marie Tolliver, Administration on Aging. Three panels featured testimony of (1) senior citizens; (2) directors of state and area agencies on aging; and (3) representatives of geriatric education, training, and research. The appendix includes a statement from the American Association of Retired Persons, and nine statements or letters from directors and presidents of local senior citizens clubs, councils, associations, and services outlining the priorities of older Americans (e.g., transportation, health, psychological, and nutritional needs). (KGB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Older Americans Act 1965