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S. 887 TO EXTEND THE AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR AND STRENGTHEN THE PROVISIONS OF THE OLDER AMERICANS, ACT 1965, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MARCH 31, APRIL 23, AND 30, 1987

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LIBRARY OF GOVT JOCU

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OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1987

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE
SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGING

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES

UNITED STATES SENATE

ONE HUNDREDTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

S. 887
TO EXTEND THE AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR AND TO
STRENGTHEN THE PROVISIONS OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF
1965, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MARCH 31, APRIL 23, AND 30, 1987

Printed for the use of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources

COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND HUMAN RESOURCES

EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts, Chairman CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

ORRIN G. HATCH, Utah HOWARD M. METZENBAUM, Ohio

ROBERT T. STAFFORD, Vermont SPARK M. MATSUNAGA, Hawaii

DAN QUAYLE, Indiana CHRISTOPHER J. DODD, Connecticut

STROM THURMOND, South Carolina PAUL SIMON, Illinois

LOWELL P. WEICKER, JR., Connecticut TOM HARKIN, Iowa

THAD COCHRAN, Mississippi BROCK ADAMS, Washington

GORDON J. HUMPHREY, New Hampshire BARBARA A. MIKULSKI, Maryland

THOMAS M. ROLLINS, Staff Director and Chief Counsel

HAYDEN G. BRYAN, Minority Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGING

SPARK M. MATSUNAGA, Hawaii, Chairman CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

THAD COCHRAN, Mississippi HOWARD M. METZENBAUM, Ohio

STROM THURMOND, South Carolina
CHRISTOPHER J. DODD, Connecticut LOWELL P. WEICKER, JR., Connecticut
EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts ORRIN G. HATCH, Utah
(Ex officio)

(Ex officio)
Lois Fu, Staff Director
JACKIE KNOX, Minority Staff Director

(ID)

CONTENTS

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Consortium for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, prepared statement..

DiPrete, Hon. Edward D., Governor of Rhode Island, on behalf of the National

Governors' Association...

Prepared Statement.

Howell, Dr. Mary, Director, Kennedy Aging Project, Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Center, on behalf of Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, National Associa-

tion of Protection and Advocacy Systems; and Dr. Carl Eisdorfer, Depart-

ment of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Miami, on behalf of

the American Psychological Association, the American Nurses Association,

the American Psychiatric Association, and the National Association of

Social Workers .....

Prepared statements of:

Dr. Howell..

Dr. Eisdorfer.

Mapp, Jane, Director, Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging, Pontotoc, MS, and

J.W. Carroll, Director, Traceway Manor Nursing Home, Tupelo, MS.

Prepared statement of:

Ms. Mapp (with attachment).

Mr. Carroll

Moore, Bessie, B., Vice Chairman, National Commission on Libraries and

Information Science, prepared statement

Rose, Thomas, Ph.D., research associate, University of Maryland, prepared

statement.

Takamura, Dr. Jeanette, Director, State of Hawaii Executive Office on Aging;

and Dr. C. Kermit Phelps, chairman, American Association of Retired

Persons.

Prepared statement of:

Dr. Takamura...

Dr. Phelps ...

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1987

Bingaman, Hon. Jeff, a U.S. Senator from New Mexico; Mae Chee Castillo,

Pueblo Pintado, NM, accompanied by Largo, Interpreter; Hon. James Hena,

Governor, Pueblo of Tesuque, Santa Fe, NM; Steve Wilson, Manager, Com-

munity Research and Development Administration, Creek Nation, Okmul-

gee, OK; and Kenneth White, National Indian Council on Aging, Albuquer-

que, NM, accompanied by Curtis Cook, Executive Director of the National

Indian Council on Aging...

Prepared statement of:

Senator Bingaman

Mrs. Castillo...

Mr. Hena.

Mr. Wilson

Mr. White..

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