Housing and Services for Senior Citizens: Hearing Before the Committee on the Budget, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, Atlanta, GA, July 10, 1989
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989 - 152 lappuses
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9. 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.
9. 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...
9. 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.
20. lappuse - Suitable housing, independently selected, designed and located with reference to special needs and available at costs which older citizens can afford.
71. lappuse - ... little hope of relief. From 1976 to 1982 more than a million new, federally subsidized units of lower-income housing were added to the supply. In recent years, fewer than 25,000 units have been produced annually. And the private sector, without subsidy, cannot produce housing for low-income households. In 1986, only 7.5 percent (30,600 units) of the private sector's new unsubsidized, multifamily production rented for less than $300 a month. In the first half of 1987, more than 40 percent of these...
56. lappuse - The CHSP has impressively demonstrated that housing with supportive services can prevent the unnecessary institutionalization of frail older persons. According to data from an independent evaluation, the expected institutionalization rate among residents of facilities for older people was cut nearly in half by the introduction of CHSP services. Equally impressive were the deinstitutionalizing effects of having CHSP services. At housing sites for older residents, administrators were six times more...
98. lappuse - The Housing Assistance Council is a national nonprofit corporation supporting the development of rural low-income housing nationwide. For 18 years HAC has been providing technical housing services, seed money loans from a revolving fund, housing program and policy analysis, training and information services to local and State governments, nonprofit and private organizations involved in the production of housing in rural and small town America.
56. lappuse - HUD funded study by the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, the expected institutionalization rate among residents of facilities for older people was cut nearly in half by the introduction of CHSP services. Equally impressive were the deinstitutionalizing effects of having CHSP services. At housing sites...
11. lappuse - ... medicaid patients; lack of trained physicians assistants and nurse practitioners; and lack of access to high technology medical services at regional medical centers; and 2 . Transportation: universal agreement was shared by all states pertaining to difficulties in financing rural trans DO rtation for medical and non-medical purposes.