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SUBCOMMITTEE ON SELECT EDUCATION

JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana, Chairman

PATSY T. MINK, Hawaii (on leave)

ALPHONZO BELL, California
LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

PETER A. PEYSER, New York
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM, New York

JAMES M. JEFFORDS, Vermont
WILLIAM LEHMAN, Florida

LARRY PRESSLER, South Dakota
ROBERT CORNELL, Wisconsin

ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota, ex officio
EDWARD BEARD, Rhode Island
LEO C. ZEFERETTI, New York
GEORGE MILLER, California
TIM L. HALL, Illinois
CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky, ex officio

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Hearings held in Washington, D.C.:

January 30, 1975.--

January 31, 1975.

February 3, 1975-

February 4, 1975.

Text of Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended.

Statement of -

Adkins, Bertha S., Chairman, Federal Council on the Aging -

Ahrens, Robert J., Director, Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens, Member

of Urban Elderly Coalition Chicago, Ill.

Balzano, Michael, Director, ACTION.

Barton, Weldon V., director, Governmental Services, National Farmers

Union..

Bechill, William, associate professor, School of Social Work and

Community Planning, University of Maryland...
Carstenson, Blue, president, Carstenson & Associates, accompanied

by Eleanor Slater, director, Division on Aging-Rhode Island -

Flemming, Hon. Arthur S., Commissioner, Administration on Aging,

HEW, accompanied by: Stanley B. Thomas, Assistant Secretary

for Human Development, HEW.

Gonia, Robert E., director, Top of Alabama Regional Council of

Governments, Area Agency on Aging, Chairperson of the National

Association of Area Agencies on Aging-

Hutton, William R., executive director, National Council of Senior

Citizens.

Martin John B., legislative consultant, National Retired Teachers

Association and American Association of Retired Persons, ac-

companied by: Peter Hughes, legislative representative.

Nathanson, Paul, executive director, National Senior Citizens Law

Center.
Ossofsky, executive director, the National Council on the Aging-
Risenhoover, Hon. Theodore M., a Representative in Congress from

the State of Oklahoma...
Sainer, Janet S., director of programs, Aging Community Services

Society of New York.
Streib, Gordon F., chairman, Public Information Committee American

Gerontological Society -

Walker, Harry F., executive director, Commission on Aging, Maryland

president, National Association of State Units on Aging, accom-

panied by Louise Gerrard executive director, West Virginia Com-

mission on Aging, first vice president, National Association of State

Units on Aging-

Woodruff, Diana, assistant professor, psychology, Ethel Percy

Andrus Gerontology Center, Los Angeles, Calif.
Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.:
Adkins, Bertha S., Chairman, Federal Council on the Aging:

Letter from Roy L. Ash, Director, Executive Office to the

President...

Prepared statement of

Ahrens, Robert J., director, Chicago Mayor's Office for Senior

Citizens:

Prepared statement of

Prepared statement to the City Council Finance Committee.
“Proposed Revisions to the Older Americans Act of 1965, as

Amended,” a document.
Resolution from Social Service Committee for consideration by

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the Chicago Planning Council on Aging, January 30, 1975.

"Senior Citizens and the City of Chicago 1975 Budget," a report.

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Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.—Continued
Balzano, Michael P., Director, ACTION:

Prepared statement of..
Responses of Mr. Balzano to questions asked by Chairman

Brademas.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program, prepared statement of, sub-

mitted by

Beard, Hon. Edward P., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Rhode Island, letter to Chairman Brademas, dated Jan-

uary 31, 1975.

Bechill, William D., University of Maryland School of Social Work

and Community Planning, Baltimore, Md., prepared statement of -

Brennan, Peter J., Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor,

Washington, D.C., letter to Chairman Brademas, dated January

30, 1975.

Carstenson, Dr. Blue, president, Carstenson & Associates, and the

American Manpower & Aging Advisory Service:

Prepared statement of

Summary of recommendations -

Crowley, David C., executive director, Ohio Commission on Aging:

“A Consensus of Views of Executives of State Units on Aging

From Several States at an Executive Seminar at Columbus,

Ohio," a document..

Addendum to the Columbus, Ohio, statement.

Prepared statement of -

Flemming, Arthur S., Commissioner On Aging, Department of Health,

Education, and Welfare, letter to Chairman Brademas, enclosing

questions and answers, dated February 4, 1975.

Gonia, Bob, director, Area Agency on Aging, Top of Alabama Regional

Council of Governments, prepared statement of .--

Hutton, William R., executive director, National Council of Senior

Citizens, Washington, D.C.:

Letter to Chairman Brademas, dated February 14, 1975,

Prepared statement of

Martin John B., National Retired Teachers Association and the

American Association of Retired Persons, prepared statement of .--.

Nathanson, Paul S., executive director, National Senior Citizens

Law Center, Los Angeles, Calif., prepared statement of...

Ossofsky, Jack, executive director, the National Council on the Aging:

Letter to Chairman Brademas, dated February 11, 1975...

Prepared statement of.--

Robinson, Boone, executive secretary, State of California Commission

on Aging, letter, dated January 30, 1975.

Serchuk, Max, president, Florida State Council for Senior Citizens,

“Brief Outline of Recommendations," a document...

Slater, Eleanor, director, Rhode Island Division on Aging, prepared

statement of .

Streib, Gordon F., Ph. D., chairman, Public Information Committee,

Gerontology Society:

"1,500 Call in During 4-Hour WNET Retirement Show," a news-

paper article..

Prepared statement of

Thomas, Stanley B., Jr., Assistant Secretary for Human Development,

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, letter enclosing
questions and answers, dated February 5, 1975..

Walker, Harry, president, National Association of State Units on

Aging:

Letter to Chairman Brademas, dated February 10, 1975, en-

closing comments on questions..

Prepared statement of..

Woodruff, Diana, assistant professor, psychology, Ethel Percy An-

drus Gerontology Center, Los Angeles, Calif.:

"Biofeedback - Implications for Gerontology," an article entitled

Prepared statement of.

“The Usefulness of the Life-Span Approach for the Psychophysi-

ology of Aging," an article entitled.

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'ACTION'may lose 3 programs for elderly," newspaper article entitled. --

Beattie, Walter M., Jr., president, Association for Gerontology in Higher

Education, letter to Chairman Brademas, dated February 14, 1975.-

Bowley, Joe human services coordinator, Brea, Calif.:

"ACT Stays Active For Senior Citizens,”'article entitled..
“Brea Groups To Participate in Disneyland Awards Venture,

newspaper article..

"Brea Hosts Special Meeting,” newspaper article entitled.

"Brea Senior Citizens Like Service Plan," newspaper article entitled.

"Brea Seniors Say Thanks,” newspaper article entitled.

"Brea To Hire Seniors," newspaper article entitled.---

“City Services Group Plans Safari Trip,” newspaper article entitled.

"City To Help TLC Program,” newspaper article entitled.--

“Forever Young Club Plans New Year Fete,” a newspaper article..

Letter from James A. Setterlund, principal, Brea Junior High School,

dated January 27, 1975.-

Letter to Wayne Wedin, Brea City Manager, dated February 27,

1975.

"Old Chronologically, But Young in Spirit,” newspaper article

entitled..

"Our President, Nella DiCario,” article entitled.

"Richard Wolfe, Exceptional Member,” newspaper article entitled.

"Seniors Bring Transportation,” newspaper article entitled-

"Senior Citizens Activities in Brea Set in September," article entitled.

“Senior Citizens Flu Shot Clinic Slated Friday," a newspaper article.

"Senior Citizen Jobs Open,” article entitled.
“Senior Citizen Kitchen Band In Concert Tuesday,” article entitled.
"Senior Citizens of Brea,” newspaper article entitled-
"Social Services Open House Marks Official Dedication,” newspaper

article entitled..

“33 Glaucoma Referrals Found in Eye Screening,” a newspaper

article...

Davis, Ellsworth L., chairperson, board of directors, Quinebaug Valley

Senior Citizens Center, Brooklyn, Conn., letter to Douglas Beals,

Bristol, Conn., dated January 27, 1975.-
Dowling, Richard J., director, Governmental Affairs, American Speech and

Hearing Association, Washington, D.C., letter to Chairman Brademas

enclosing three articles, dated March 17, 1975.-
Escalante, Jacob, chairman, the Papago Tribe, Sells, Ariz., letter to

Chairman Brademas enclosing a report, dated February 7, 1975.

Hughes, Mrs. Edward L., coordinator, Department of Human Resources,

Program on Aging, Salem, Oreg., letter to Chairman Brademas, dated

February 19, 1975..

La Voie, Diantha B., R.D., project director, Nutrition Program for the

Elderly, Community Action Association Inc., Fairmont, W. Va., letter

to Chairman Brademas, dated January 31, 1975---

Letter to Chairman Brademas from ACTION, dated February 14, 1975.-

McSweeney, John B., administrator, Department of Human Resources,

Division for Aging Services, Carson City, Nev., letter to Chairman

Brademas, dated February 25, 1975...

Meyers, Daniel M., director, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Rochester,

N.Y., letter to Congressman Conable, dated January 31, 1975...

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Montgomery, Beatrice, director, Office for the Aging/Area Agency on

Aging, County of Monroe, N.Y., letter to Hon. Barber Conable, Ň.C.,

dated February 14, 1975.
National Council for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services Inc.,

prepared statement of...
Pitschmann, Lillian, director, Quinebaug Valley Senior Citizens Center,

Brooklyn, Conn., "A Legend of the Quinebaug Valley Senior Citizens

Center, Inc., a document..

Peretto, Jerrie Lynn, director, Western Montana Area Agency on Aging,

Kalispell, Mont., letter to Chairman Brademas, dated January 28, 1975.-

Rader, L. E., director of institutions, social and rehabilitative services,

Oklahoma Public Welfare Commission, Oklahoma City, Okla., letter to

Chairman Brademas, dated February 3, 1975.

Schroeder, Hon. Patricia, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Colorado, letter to Chairman Brademas, dated February 10, 1975-----

Seiberling, Hon. John F., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Ohio:

Beaumont, Constance, director for Public Policy, American Associa-

tion of Homes for the Aging, letter from, dated November 18, 1974...

Billings, Warren G., assistant deputy director, Office for the Aging,

State of New York, letter from, dated November 7, 1974, enclosing

"New York State Legislative Proposals on Aging Project,” a

document,

Burns, Maud H., VISTA Volunteer, Central Senior Citizens Associa-

tion, Inc., Augusta, Maine, letter from, dated February 3, 1975.---

Cain, Eleanor L., director, Division of Aging, State of Delaware,

letter from, dated November 26, 1974, enclosing an agreement..

Cochran, Clay L., executive director, Rural Housing Alliance, letter

from, dated February 7, 1975..

Endwright, Maurice E., executive director, Commission on the Aging

and Aged, State of Indiana, letter from, dated November 20, 1974.-

Gaida, Joseph A., executive director, Commission on Aging, State of

Nebraska, letter from, dated November 13, 1974.

Gerrard, Louise B., Ph. D., executive director, West Virginia Com-
mission on Aging:

Letter from, dated November 1, 1974.

Letter from, dated January 27, 1975.

Grace, Herman C., director, Office of Manpower Planning and Grants

Administration, State of New Mexico, letter from, dated Novem-

ber 27, 1974.

Harrington, Robert H., director, Office on Aging, State of Vermont,

letter from, dated November 13, 1974..

Letter to Chairman Brademas, dated March 6, 1975.

Mann, Harold L., director, Aging Program Unit, State of Kentucky,

letter from, dated February 3, 1975.-

Piacitelli, John D., chief, Office on Aging, State of Washington, letter

from, dated December 3, 1974..

Prepared statement of..

Rader, L. E., director, Institutions, Social and Rehabilitative Serv-

ices, Oklahoma Public Welfare Commission, Oklahoma City, letter

from, dated January 7, 1975..

Text of H.R. 4251..

Walker, Harry F., executive director, Maryland Commission on Aging,

letter from, dated November 14, 1974.

Willadsen, Duane, administrator, Division on Aging, State of Wis-

consin, letter from, dated December 3, 1974...

Smith Milo, spokesperson, Jobs for Older Women Action Project, Fairmont

Hotel Press Conference, July 29, 1974, prepared statement of .

Sommers, Tish, coordinator, Task Force on Older Women, Oakland, Calif.:

“Displaced Homemakers Bill," a document-

"Estimating the Number of Hungry in America," a newspaper article.

“Jobs for Older Women Action Project,” an article..

“Policy Resolution Adopted at NOW National Convention, May 27,

1974,” a resolution..

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