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S. HRG. 100-872

lized States.
ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE: A VITAL *
COMPONENT OF LONG-TERM FONT U CONCIES

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Printed for the use of the Special Committee on Aging

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

87-615

WASHINGTON : 1988

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Washington, DC 20402

SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON AGING

JOHN MELCHER, Montana, Chairman JOHN GLENN, Ohio

JOHN HEINZ, Pennsylvania LAWTON CHILES, Florida

WILLIAM S. COHEN, Maine DAVID PRYOR, Arkansas

LARRY PRESSLER, South Dakota BILL BRADLEY, New Jersey

CHARLES E. GRASSLEY, Iowa QUENTIN N. BURDICK, North Dakota PETE WILSON, California J. BENNETT JOHNSTON, Louisiana

PETE V. DOMENICI, New Mexico JOHN B. BREAUX, Louisiana

JOHN H. CHAFEE, Rhode Island RICHARD SHELBY, Alabama

DAVE DURENBERGER, Minnesota HARRY REID, Nevada

ALAN K. SIMPSON, Wyoming
Max I. RICHTMAN, Staff Director
G. LAWRENCE ATKINS, Minority Staff Director

CHRISTINE DRAYTON, Chief Clerk

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Opening statement by Senator John Melcher, chairman

Statement of:

Senator Richard Shelby

Senator John Chafee....

Senator Charles Grassley..

Senator Quentin Burdick.
Senator Pete Domenici.

Senator Bill Bradley

Prepared statement of:

Senator John Heinz

Senator Harry Reid..

Senator Larry Pressler.

CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES
Gretchen Meinke, Administrative Director, San Francisco Adult Day Health

Network.

George and Jean Glakas, Falls Church, VA..........

Lou Glasse, President, Older Women's League, accompanied by Laurie

Shields, Co-founder, Older Women's League.

Don Peterson, Executive Vice President, St. John's Lutheran Home, Billings,

MT..

Kay Larmer, Chairperson, National Institute on Adult Daycare, National

Council on Aging.

Ellen Shillinglaw, Director, Office of Legislation and Policy, Health Care

Financing Administration

Carol Kurland, Administrator, Office of Home Care Programs, New Jersey

Department of Human Services ...

APPENDIX

Item 1. Testimony of the American Pharmaceutical Association, submitted by

John F. Schlegel, Pharm.D., President, re: Including pharmaceutical serv-

ices in the bill S. 1839, the Medical Adult Day Health Care Amendments of

1987..

Item 2. Written testimony of Congressman Leon E. Panetta on need for more

adult day care coverage.

Item 3. Testimony submitted by Marcie Parker, senior research associate,

InterStudy, “An Overview of Respite Care and Adult Day Care in the

United States”

Item 4. Additional testimony from Kay Larmer, chairperson, National Insti-

tute on Adult Daycare, National Council on Aging, in response to a request
by Sentor Charles Grassley for more informaiton on the cost of adult day

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