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- Confusion remains on federal aged policy. Jones, Denis // Australian Nursing Journal;Feb98, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p10
Reports on the Australian Federal Government's policy regarding aspects pertaining to the care of the elderly, highlighting concerns about a proposed annual accommodation charge. Reaction of national provider groups; Speculation on other charges and increases by the government; Evaluation of...
- How one county plans to provide elderly services amid federal cuts. Spaid, Elizabeth Levit // Christian Science Monitor;8/7/95, Vol. 87 Issue 176, p5
Forecasts that Washington is likely to reduce the federal aid granted to senior citizens in the country. Speculations about its impact on the senior citizens; Efforts of county officials to provide services to the elderly; Details.
- Strategies for home modification and repair. Pynoos, Jon // Generations;Spring92, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p21
Examines the ways and means for elders to handle home modifications and repairs. Public policy and Federal legislation support; Problems encountered by elders; Strategies for increasing home modifications and repairs; Other programs; Increasing financial support to pay for repairs and...
- Policy towards the elderly: Twenty-five years of Dutch experience. Van Den Heuvel, Wim // Journal of Aging Studies;Fall97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p251
Describes the developments in national policy formulated by the state and discussed in parliament pertaining to the elderly in the Dutch society between 1970 and 1995. Details on the first policy memorandum published in 1970; What was the major policy issue in the 1970s; Analysis of the policy...
- Generation warfare. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;07/27/98, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p17
Discusses the American government's need to allocate a budget for senior citizens. Requirement to control entitlement programs; Lack of financing; Impact of changes in Social Security and Medicare.
- What do seniors want? Ricardo-Campbell, Rita // World & I;May93, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p32
Looks at the issue of benefits for the elderly and their effort to protect it. Social Security; Entitlement; Organizations to promote the economic interests of the aged; Costs of medical care; Bill Clinton's promises; Task Force on National Health Reform chaired by Hillary Rodham Clinton.
- `What Older Americans Think: Interest Groups and Aging Policy'. Day, Christine L. // Wilson Quarterly;Winter91, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p136
Presents the results of a study on the aging policy in the United States. Influence of the older population in American politics; Politicians' exemption of Social Security and other programs for the elderly; Success of political organizations for the elderly.
- Dole's risky opportunity. Samuelson, Robert J. // Newsweek;5/20/1996, Vol. 127 Issue 21, p47
Opinion. Champions a new generational compact in the United States which recognizes that the elderly are healthier and wealthier than ever before and that government programs should be revised accordingly. Why Bob Dole needs to broach this important issue; The need for Americans to come to...
- Myths about the elderly. Samuelson, R. // Newsweek;4/18/1988, Vol. 111 Issue 16, p57
Opinion. How we should deal with an aging America in an era of budget deficits. Figures for Social Security program; Looking 20 years ahead--the prospects for the aging at this point seem dim; Some suggestions to remedy the situation.