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In-home services affecting older Americans

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

In-home services affecting older Americans

Memphis, TN : hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, May 19, 1986, Memphis, TN.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Home care -- Tennessee -- Memphis.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- Tennessee -- Memphis.,
  • Older people -- Home care -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14656145M

    Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. Information is available in multiple languages. American Indian/Alaska Native communities with multi-generational households or those in rural or tribal. The Older Americans Act (OAA) funds critical services that keep older adults healthy and independent—services like meals, job training, senior centers, health promotion, benefits enrollment, caregiver support, transportation, and more. Nearly five years after it expired, legislation to reauthorize the Act was passed by Congress with unanimous, bipartisan support.

      En español | An overwhelming majority of older Americans are concerned about the coronavirus, according to the results of a new AARP poll. The survey clearly shows that the pandemic has affected the plus population's health, lifestyle and financial security. It is the only book to focus on paramount public health issues as they relate to older minority Americans, and addresses social, behavioral and biological concerns for this population. The text distills the most important advances in the science of minority aging and incorporates the evidence of scholars in gerontology, anthropology, psychology.

    Aging seniors and their families are often confounded by the complexity of issues facing the elderly. Not only do older Americans have to contend with declining income, increased debt and poor investment returns, but they have to deal with declining health, medical crises, complex insurance programs, long term care challenges, who-gets-what decisions, end-of-life, where to live in their final.   Hubert H. "Skip" Humphrey III will head the Office of Older Americans. Older Americans can become vulnerable to financial fraud and abuse. Many have seen their two biggest assets — homes and long-term financial investments — .


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Ageism in the American workplace. Contexts, 9(1), 16–survey evidence suggests that more than half of older workers have experienced or observed age discrimination in the workplace, and more than 80 percent of older workers have experienced or observed jokes, disrespect, or other prejudicial comments about old age.

transportation, meals and in-home services available in their communities. About the Eldercare Locator. Launched inthe Eldercare Locator is the only. national information and referral service that provides. support to consumers across the spectrum of issues. affecting older Americans.

Older Americans Act Services. The Older Americans Act of (OAA) was enacted to improve the lives of America's older individuals in relation to income, health, housing, employment, long-term care, retirement, and community service. The underlying purpose is to enhance the ability of older individuals to maintain as much independence as.

The Older Americans Act (OAA), originally enacted insupports a range of home and community-based services, such as meals-on-wheels and other nutrition programs, in-home services, transportation, legal services, elder abuse prevention and caregivers support. SAC Older Americans Act Subcommittee.

The Older Americans Act Sub-Committee is comprised of people and includes members of the advisory council, KDADS staff, and additional volunteers. She is the author of Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults (Springer Publishing Co., ), and Culture Change: Benchmarks Management and Practice in Long Term Care (Springer Publishing Co., ), and Managing co-Editor of Handbook for Public Health Social Work (Springer Publishing Co., ), Managing co-Editor of Aging in Rural Places Price: $ Most older Americans have health insurance through Medicare.

Medicare covers a variety of services, including inpatient hospital care, physician services, hospital outpatient care, home health care, skilled nursing facility care, hospice services, and (beginning in January ) prescription drugs.

The Eldercare Locator, the only national referral resource that provides support to consumers across the spectrum of issues affecting older Americans is also a great source of referral information.

The National Council on Aging is a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. Demand for home health care is expected to increase as more people are living longer and because older adults rely on home health services to a greater extent than any other population ().This paper provides an overview of older adults' home health care needs as well as guidance for potential human factors interventions to reduce medical errors and improve quality of care and independence for Cited by: 3.

Campaign, developed to encourage discussion of important issues affecting older Americans at a time of the year when family and friends often gather together.

The Eldercare Locator is funded by the Administration for Community Living. “Efforts to strengthen the health and well-being of older Americans must address the critical issue of isolation. Table “Demographic Composition of the Elderly, ” presents the demographic composition of Americans aged 65 or older.

Slightly more than half the elderly are 65–74 years of age, and about 57 percent are female, reflecting males’ shorter life spans as discussed earlier.

About 80 percent of the elderly are non-Latino whites, compared to about 66 percent in the population as a whole; percent.

Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in in response to concern by policymakers about a lack of community social services for older persons. The original legislation established authority for grants to states for community planning and social services, research and development projects, and personnel training in the field of aging.

Book: How to Deal with 21 Critical Issues Facing Aging Seniors (). Aging seniors are often confounded by the complexity of issues they face. This book takes a comprehensive approach to provide solutions to the many challenges that face the elderly.

Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in in response to concern by policymakers about a lack of community social services for older persons. The original legislation established authority for grants to States for community planning and social services, research and development projects, and personnel training in the field of aging.

Applying this type of criterion to data from the National Health Interview Survey, we find that about 12 percent of persons age 65 and older have a need for some form of supportive services in their homes; the figure is 7 percent of those aged 65–74 and 21 percent of those aged 75 and older.

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This is not the case in many other societies where age is associated with wisdom, knowledge and special status. We see evidence of this bias towards older Americans especially in the media.

The Top 9 Nonfiction Books About Aging and Growing Old. At Institute on Aging, our programs and services help older adults, their families, and caregivers explore aging together, through good times and bad, as an adventure and a journey.

Celebrating Seniors during Older Americans .Older. Americans were collected in and Thus, many of the indicators in this report reflect the experience of older Americans during this economically challenging time period. What has yet to be reported here is the longer-term impact of the recession and its financial disruptions.

In response, the Forum has initiated a closer look.