Services for Senior Citizens: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Federal, State, and Community Services of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, Second Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964
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286. lappuse - ... would say, of course, first they all must have food, shelter and medical care. But I also know that this is not enough. After a busy life older people cannot attune themselves to the loneliness of retirement and the absence of companionship that they enjoyed during their productive years. They have to be busy. Therefore I believe there's a need for organized effort on the part of the State, Federal, and local governments as partners to establish local commissions on aging for the purpose of furnishing...
6. lappuse - State health planning must (A) designate, or provide for the establishment of, a single State agency, which may be an interdepartmental agency, as the sole agency for administering or supervising the administration of the State's health planning functions under the plan...
244. lappuse - To hold hearings, subpoena witnesses, compel their attendance, administer oaths, take the testimony of any person under oath, and in connection therewith, to require the production for examination of any books or papers relating to any matter under investigation or in question before the commission.
304. lappuse - ... approved August 29, 1916, declared that it was " the purpose of the people of the United States to withdraw their sovereignty over the Philippine Islands and to recognize their independence as soon as a stable government can be established therein " ; and Whereas the President of the United States in his message to Congress on December 7, 1920, certified " that the people of the Philippine Islands have succeeded in maintaining a stable government...
42. lappuse - Because of my activities as Director of the Special Staff on Aging in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and...
73. lappuse - F. Dunn, executive director. Is the national voluntary organization of local, State, and Federal public welfare departments and of public welfare officials and workers at all levels of government. Its present membership consists of approximately 1,650 agencies representing public welfare at both the State and local levels as well as a number of agencies in the voluntary welfare field and approximately 6,400 individual members. These public welfare departments provide financial assistance, medical...
271. lappuse - Congress has increased the formulas for Federal participation, but few States pass this money along to recipients. A report in 1960 from the National Public Assistance Advisory Council indicated that unmet needs in monthly assistance allowances represented one-half or more the cost of 1 week's food. The American standard of health and well-being assume that every human being needs food enough, and of the right quality; clothing and shelter, together with incidentals for personal grooming; and a little...
168. lappuse - What is necessary is a revision of attitudes and conceptions. Old age is not a defeat but a victory, not a punishment, but a privilege. In education we stress the importance of the adjustment of the young to society. Our task is to call for the adjustment of society to the old. By what standards do we measure culture? It is customary to evaluate a nation by the magnitude of its scientific contributions or the quality of its artistic...
79. lappuse - Public welfare programs should be family centered and should provide effective services to all who require them including financial assistance and preventive, protective, and rehabilitative services, and these services should be available to all persons without regard to residence, settlement, citizenship requirements, or circumstances of birth.
5. lappuse - ... all of the many programs in various parts of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare with respect to our elderly citizens, so that there could be greater opportunity for the Office of Aging to work closely with the Bureau of Family Services, which has greatly expanded programs for the aging as a result of the 1962 amendments to the Social Security Act. We recognize that there have not been too many months in which to see how this new administrative structure within the Department can...