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H.R. 17763
A BILL TO AMEND THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1965 TO
PROVIDE GRANTS TO STATES FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT,
MAINTENANCE, OPERATION, AND EXPANSION OF LOW-COST
MEAL PROGRAMS, NUTRITION TRAINING AND EDUCATION
PROGRAMS, OPPORTUNITY FOR SOCIAL CONTACTS, AND FOR

OTHER PURPOSES

HEARINGS HELD IN MIAMI, FLA., JULY 20, 1970; WASHINGTON,
D.C., SEPTEMBER 16, 17, 24, 1970; SOUTH BEND, IND., SEPTEM-
BER 19, 1970; AND ELKHART, IND., SEPTEMBER 19, 1970

Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor

CARL D. PERKINS, Chairman

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U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1971

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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky, Chairman EDITH GREEN, Oregon

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio ROMAN C. PUCINSKI, Illinois

ALPHONZO BELL, California DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey OGDEN R. REID, New York JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

WILLIAM J. SCHERLE, Iowa HUGH L. CAREY, New York

JOHN R. DELLENBACK, Oregon AUGUSTUS F. HAWKINS, California MARVIN L. ESCH, Michigan WILLIAM D, FORD, Michigan

EDWIN D. ESHLEMAN, Pennsylvania WILLIAM D. HATHAWAY, Maine

WILLIAM A. STEIGER, Wisconsin PATSY T, MINK, Hawaii

JAMES M. COLLINS, Texas JAMES H, SCHEUER, New York

EARL F. LANDGREBE, Indiana LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

ORVAL HANSEN, Idaho
PHILLIP BURTON, California

EARL B. RUTH, North Carolina
JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania
LOUIS STOKES, Ohio
WILLIAM (BILL) CLAY, Missouri
ADAM C. POWELL, New York

SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana, Chairman DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey OGDEN R. REID, New York JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

ALPHONZO BELL, California PATSY T. MINK, Hawaii

WILLIAM A. STEIGER, Wisconsin LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

JAMES M. COLLINS, Texas JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York

EARL F. LANDGREBE, Indiana JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania

ORVAL HANSEN, Idaho ADAM C. POWELL, New York

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CONTENTS
Hearings held in-

Miami, Fla., July 20, 1970.
Washington, D.Č.:

September 16, 1970
September 17, 1970.

September 24, 1970.
South Bend, Ind., September 19, 1970.

Elkhart, Ind., September 19, 1970-
Text of H.R. 17763.
Statement of

Atwood, Mrs. William T., director, Meals on Wheels.
Batz, Leonard, member of the Malcom Ross Center, president of the

Membership Organization.-
Bechill, Dr. William, assistant professor, University of Maryland,

School of Social Work and Community-
Beckman, R. O., member of the Florida Commission on Aging-
Brickfield, Cyril F., legislative counsel, American Association of Re-

tired Persons and National Retired Teachers Association, accom-
panied by Peter Ilughes and Robert Sykes, legislative represent-

atives.
Brown, Mrs. Mattie, member of the Perrine Senior Center.
Burnett, Hazel, exective director, Diary Council of St. Joseph Valley --
Cain, Senator Harry P., acting president, board of directors, Metropolitan

Senior Center..
Cervantes, Fernando, member of the Spanish Group, Metropolitan

Senior Center
Fox, Lester, executive director, United Health Foundation and

REAL Services..
Friedman, Harold, member of the Florida State Council of Senior

Citizens.
Gilman, Henry, president, Florida Senior Citizens League of Florida -
Howell, Mrs. Sandra, project director, the Gerontological Society -.
Hutton, William R., executive director, National Council of Senior

Citizens..
Kuhn, Dr. Frederick L., general practitioner.
Marsh, Miss Regena, executive director, Meals on Wheels.
Martin, John B., Commissioner, Administration on Aging. Also Miss

Isabelle Kelley, Stephen Simonds, Thomas Bryant.--
McGill, Mrs. Helen, food service supervisor of the low-cost meal pro-

gram, Metropolitan Senior Center
McLoud, C. W., chief of the Bureau of Aging Division of Family

Services, State of Florida..
Miller, Rudolph, member of the Metropolitan Senior Center.
Pepper, Hon. Claude, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Florida
Perdue, Dr. Jean Jones, member of the board of directors of the Senior

Centers of Metropolitan Dade County, Inc.
Romero, Mrs. Mittie, member of the Black Group, Metropolitan

Senior Center..
Sheeler, Peggy, registered nurse, executive director, Baltimore Metro-

politan Meals on Wheels, Inc., accompanied by Eleanor McKnight
Snyder, chief, division of nutrition, Baltimore Health Department,
and secretary, Mayor's Task Force on Nutrition, and Maryjane
Lyman, coordinator, program development for older people,

Lutheran Social Services of Maryland, Inc.-
Simson, Irving, certified public accountant, Metropolitan Senior

Center..
Spurgeon, Martha, director, public welfare, Elkhart, Ind.
Vuocolo, Conrad J., director of tenant services, Jersey City Housing

Authority, Jersey City, N.J...
Warskow, Mrs. Florentine, president, Senior Citizens Club.
Weaver, Ivan, manager, Greencroft Village, Goshen, Ind..
Wynn, Bill, executive director, United Fund -

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Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.:

Beber, Charles R., M.D., letter to Hon. Claude Pepper, dated July 17,

1970.Brickfield, Cyril F., legislative council, American Association of

Retired Persons, and National Retired Teachers Association, state

ment of.. Corman, Hon. James C., a Representative in Congress from the State

of California, statement of Fascell, Hon. Dante B., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Florida, statement of_
Heffron, Alice D., president, board of directors, Food & Nutrition
Services, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y.:

Exhibit I. Food and nutrition problems of the elderly -
Exhibit II. Solutions that have been found to help the elderly

meet the problems of food and nutrition --
Exhibit III. Recommendations for a national nutrition program.

Letter to Chairman Brademas, dated September 30, 1970.-
Hutchings, Mrs. V. Lucile, executive director, Service for the Aging,

Salt Lake City, Utah, letter to Hon. Laurence J. Burton, dated

September 9, 1970, enclosing agency brochure..
Hutton, William R., executive director, National Council of Senior

Citizens, “White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health,
a report entitled...
Kramer, Edward J., director, Services to the Elderly, New York City,

N.Y., statement of...
Pepper, Hon. Claude, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Florida:

Exhibit I. Project examples.--
Exhibit II. Profile of the participants in AOA nutrition programs-
Exhibit III. EKNI report-

Statement of..
Podell, Hon. Bertram L., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New York, statement of...
Simonds, Hon. Stephen, Commissioner, Community Services Adminis-

tration, Social and Rehabilitation Service, HEW, “Summary of
Social Services Reforms in the Family Assistance Act," an article

entitled..
Synder, Eleanor McKnight, chief, division of nutrition, Baltimore

Health Department, “Organizational Manual for Meals on Wheels,"

a compilation entitled.. Stratos, Joseph, Jr., chairman, Philadelphia Commission on Services

to the Aging, statement of_-“What Do Those Who Have Known the Vintage Years Column or

Its Writer Have to Say?" an article entitled.

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