ERIC Number: ED261304
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Older Americans Act Programs: Houghton Lake, MI. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Services of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (October 10, 1983, Houghton Lake, MI).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
This document contains the transcripts of testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to gather information on Michigan's Older Americans Act programs. Following the opening statement of Representative Albosta, briefly summarizing the objectives of the Act, the prepared statement of Representative Hertel is given. Testimonies from three panels of witnesses are then presented. The testimonies of the director of Michigan's Office of Services to the Aging and the director of Northeast Michigan Community Services are presented in panel one. Topics covered include the needs of the rural elderly for transportation and nutrition services and the funding needs of area agencies on aging. The testimonies of panels two and three, comprised of seven directors and representatives of Michigan county aid agencies on aging and other service agencies for the elderly, are provided. Topics covered include the need for services for the growing population of elders over age 85; the need for in-home nutrition and medical services; and the needs of older (over 55) workers. Brief testimonies from ten Michigan citizens are also included. The appendix contains additional material submitted for the record. (MCF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Older Americans Act 1965