Older Americans Act Amendments of 1967: Hearing, Ninetieth Congress, First Session, on S. 951. June 12, 1967
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Special Subcommittee on Aging
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967 - 144 lappuses
Considers S. 951, to extend and increase funding for the Older Americans Act of 1965.
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49. lappuse - Suitable housing, independently selected, designed and located with reference to special needs and available at costs which older citizens can afford. 4. Full restorative services for those who require institutional care.
28. lappuse - An adequate income in retirement in accordance with the American standard of living. (2) The best possible physical and mental health which science can make available and without regard to economic status.
83. lappuse - Activities program for residents of nursing homes," "A talent registry," whereby older people can offer their services in part-time employment or as unpaid volunteers, "Establish transportation pools," "Conduct safety and accident prevention programs," "Various programs to stretch the incomes of older persons.
49. lappuse - The Congress hereby finds and declares that, in keeping with the traditional American concept of the inherent dignity of the individual in our democratic society, the older people of our Nation are entitled to, and it is the joint and several duty and responsibility of the governments of the United States and of the several States and their political subdivisions to assist our older people to secure equal opportunity to the full and free enjoyment of the following objectives: (1) An adequate income...
133. lappuse - Old age is too often a time of lonely sadness, when it should be a time for service and continued self-development. For many, later life can offer a second career. It can mean new opportunities for community service. It can be a time to develop new interests, acquire new knowledge, find new ways to use leisure hours. , Our goal is not merely to prolong our citizens
78. lappuse - I wish to make is that older people, like all others, vary greatly in their desires, interests, and needs, and we should not presume to judge what will be best for them. Some will want to work until the day they drop ; others will want to pitch horseshoes; others will want to watch someone else pitch horseshoes.
25. lappuse - ... by the Office of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
24. lappuse - The American Association of Retired Persons, the National Council of Senior Citizens, the National Council on the Aging, the American Public Welfare Association, the American Medical Association, the National Farmers Union and the Gerontological Society.
28. lappuse - Efficient community services which provide social assistance in a coordinated manner and which are readily available when needed. (9) Immediate benefit from proven research knowledge which can sustain and improve health and happiness. (10) Freedom, independence, and the free exercise of individual initiative in planning and managing their own lives.