Economics of Aging; Toward a Full Share in Abundance: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, First [and Second] Session[s] April 29, 1969-May 6, 1970, Parts 1-5

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969 - 2000 pages

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Page 447 - Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.
Page 501 - Suitable housing, independently selected, designed and located with reference to special needs and available at costs which older citizens can afford. 4. Full restorative services for those who require institutional care.
Page 63 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for giving me this opportunity to appear before you today.
Page 387 - When it is said that the budget recommended is intended to cover the necessary minimum, 'necessary' is to be given the common interpretation as including what will meet the conventional and social as well as biological needs. It represents what men commonly expect to enjoy, feel that they have lost status and are experiencing privation if they cannot enjoy, and what they insist upon having. Such a budget is not an absolute and unchanging thing. The prevailing judgment...
Page 18 - I don't want to take up too much of the committee's time, but I...
Page 417 - Opportunity for employment with no discriminatory personnel practices because of age. 6. Retirement in health, honor, dignity after years of contribution to the economy.
Page 422 - Room 712, New Post Office Building 433 West Van Buren Street Chicago, Illinois 60607...
Page 4 - One of the things we know for certain about any age group is that it has no future. The young become middle-aged and the middle-aged become old, and the old die. Consequently, the support which the middle-aged give to the young can be regarded as the first part of a deferred exchange, which will be consummated when those who are now young become middleaged and support those who are now middle-aged who will then be old. Similarly, the support which the middle-aged give to the old can be regarded as...
Page 730 - ... miles in another direction. Dental care, in an effort to save the few remaining teeth, so that dentures would fit more firmly and food could be more properly chewed required numerous visits to a dentist at still another location. Then a bladder problem developed and prostatic disease was suspected. At about the same period, the patient showed lethargy and confusion, suggesting a mild cerebrovascular accident.
Page 448 - They are intended to include those goods and services that are necessary for a healthful, self-respecting mode of living that allows normal participation in the life of the community in accordance with current American standards.

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