Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act: The Plight of the Underserved : Hearing Before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, March 25, 1987, Volume 4

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Page 88 - ... (8) provides that no social service will be directly provided by the State agency or an area agency on aging, except where, in the judgment of the State agency, provision of such service by the State agency or an area agency on aging is necessary to assure an adequate supply of such service...
Page 86 - Recipients of grants or contracts may charge participating individuals for meals furnished pursuant to guidelines established by the Commissioner, taking into consideration the income ranges of eligible individuals in local communities and other sources of income of the recipients of a grant or a contract.
Page 2 - Commissioner for review and comment; and (E) provide assurances that preference will be given to providing services to older individuals with the greatest economic or social needs...
Page 22 - ... supportive services program alone. The Older Americans Act was not intended to meet all the needs of older people, however, nor can it reasonably be expected to do so. Its first purpose is to assist all seniors to be part of the mainstream of American society. Its second purpose is to assist those seniors who are frail in receiving the support they require to live with dignity. It is significant to recognize that the goals of the Older Americans Act have remained essentially unchanged throughout...
Page 94 - Commissioner on a regular basis; and (D) establish procedures to assure that any files maintained by the ombudsman program shall be disclosed only at the discretion of the ombudsman having authority over the disposition of such files, except that the identity of any complainant or resident of a long-term care facility shall not be disclosed by such ombudsman unless — (i) such complainant or resident, or...
Page 34 - Without objection, your statement will be included in the record. [The prepared statement of Representative Don Bonker follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE DON BONKER Mr.
Page 85 - The plan shall provide with respect to nutrition services that— (A) each project providing nutrition services will be available to individuals aged 60 or older and to their spouses, and may be made available to handicapped or disabled individuals who have not attained 60 years of age but who reside in housing facilities occupied primarily by the elderly...
Page 91 - ... for the purpose of making grants under subpart 1 of part C of this title (relating to congregate nutrition services). (2) There are authorized to be appropriated...
Page 97 - ... recommendations, including recommendations for additional legislation, as the Secretary deems appropriate. (D) The Secretary shall make the final report submitted under subparagraph (C) available to interested private business concerns. (4) For the purpose of this subsection, "eligible individual" means any individual who is 55 years of age or older and who has an income equal to or less than the intermediate level retired couples budget as determined annually by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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