Hearing on Housing, Energy, Transportation, Health, and the Older Americans Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session ...
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests
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77. lappuse - ... building interdependence and supporting unavoidable dependencies. It works with older persons not for them, enabling and facilitating their decisions and their actions, and in so doing creates and supports a sense of community which further enables older persons to continue their involvement with and contribution to the larger community. The philosophy of the senior center movement is based on the premises that aging is a normal development process; that human beings need peers with whom they...
41. lappuse - ... secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity in a home environment for older persons capable of self-care with appropriate supportive services; and "(2) remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older persons.
77. lappuse - ... of the senior center stems from its total concern for older people and its concern for the total older person. In an atmosphere of wellness, it develops strengths and encourages independence, while building interdependence and supporting unavoidable dependencies. It works with older persons, not for them, enabling and facilitating their decisions and their actions, and in so doing creates and supports a sense of community which further enables older persons to continue their involvement with...
85. 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. (3...
62. lappuse - Safeguard system employs, is the latest and best technology presently available. No other technology on the horizon promises any better system. With improved terminal guidance, we might be able to substitute nonnuclear for nuclear warheads. "We are pursuing this path, but there is a great deal of work yet to be done to prove the feasibility of this concept. We have also looked at the lasers, but they are still quite a way off in the future. Even then, we would still need the Perimeter Acquisition...
77. lappuse - ... the older adult. This atmosphere provides for the reaffirmation of creative potential, the power of decision making, the skills of coping and defending, the warmth of caring, sharing, giving, and supporting. The uniqueness of the senior center stems from its total concern for older people and its concern for the total older person. In an atmosphere of wellness it develops strengths and encourages independence while building interdependence and supporting unavoidable dependencies. It works with...
30. lappuse - Organon would like to thank the subcommittee for inviting us to participate in today's hearing.
77. lappuse - They have a right to make choices and to be part of decision-making processes. Senior Center staffs are obliged to create and maintain a climate of respect* trust, and support, and to provide opportunities for older people to exercise their skills and to develop their potential as experienced adults within the context of the whole community to which they belong and to which they bring their wisdom, experience and insight.
35. lappuse - Your entire testimony will be included in the record, and we will leave it up to you how you might want to summarize.
77. lappuse - ... interact and who are available as a source of encouragement and support; and that adults have the right to have a voice in determining matters in which they have a vital interest. In accordance with these premises and on the basis of experience, the...