An examination of the Older Americans Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, May 24, 2005

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6. 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.
5. lappuse - Full restorative services for those who require institutional care, and a comprehensive array of community-based, long-term care services adequate to appropriately sustain older people in their communities and in their homes, including support to family members and other persons providing voluntary care to older individuals needing long-term care services.
5. lappuse - I first would like to thank the chairman and members of the subcommittee for giving me the opportunity to present this statement.
6. 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...
26. lappuse - We know that, but that is not what we are talking about. What we are talking about is the miscellaneous machinery industry.
2. lappuse - In fact, our robust aging network includes 56 state and 655 local agencies on aging. This year, the federal government invested nearly $1.8 billion to support the delivery of these services. Today, supporting the needs of older Americans is as important as ever. It is estimated that more than 36 million people in the United States are over the age of 65, making it the fastest growing age group in our country. According to the US Census Bureau, by the year 2050, persons over age 65 will reach nearly...
3. lappuse - Retirement in health, honor and dignity — after years of contribution to the economy." This is a statement of our national obligation to older Americans. The Older Americans Act represents our commitment to meeting that obligation. This law provides for supportive services, as the Chairman read, that includes so many things; especially transportation, housekeeping and personal care. It provides nutrition services both at home and in community settings, and it provides preventative health services...
11. lappuse - Many AAAs manage or receive funding from a variety of sources in addition to the OAA, including Medicaid waivers for home- and community-based care, social service block grants, transportation funds, and state-funded in-home service programs. AAAs have demonstrated an extraordinary record of achievement in stretching limited Federal resources to help hundreds of thousands of older people avoid costly nursing home placement and remain independent. OAA funds make it possible for AAAs to leverage millions...
10. lappuse - I want to thank the Subcommittee for inviting me here today to testify on behalf of Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) throughout the country on the Older Americans Act.

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