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NURSING HOMES

U.S. Congress. Senate.

HEARINGS

4 - JUL - 9
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1962

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON AGING

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

Part 4.-Boston, Mass.

DECEMBER 1, 1961

Printed for the use of the Special Committee on Aging

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

78681

WASHINGTON : 1962

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PAT MCNAMARA, Michigan, Chairman GEORGE A. SMATHERS, Florida

EVERETT MCKINLEY DIRKSEN, Illinois CLAIR ENGLE, California

BARRY GOLD WATER, Arizona HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, JR., New Jersey NORRIS COTTON, New Hampshire OREN E. LONG, Hawaii

FRANK CARLSON, Kansas MAURINE B, NEUBERGER, Oregon

WALLACE F. BENNETT, Utah WAYNE MORSE, Oregon

PRESCOTT BUSH, Connecticut
ALAN BIBLE, Nevada

JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
JOSEPH S. CLARK, Pennsylvania
FRANK CHURCH, Idaho
JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia
EDMUND S. MUSKIE, Maine
EDWARD V. LONG, Missouri
BENJAMIN A. SMITH II, Massachusetts

WILLIAM G, REIDY, Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON NURSING HOMES

WAYNE MORSE, Oregon, Chairman CLAIR ENGLF, California

NORRIS COTTON, New Hampshire
HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, JR., New Jersey PRESCOTT BUSH, Connecticut
OREN E. LONG, Hawaii

JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
ALAN BIBLE, Nevada
FRANK CHURCH, Idaho
EDWARD V. LONG, Missouri
BENJAMIN A. SMITH II, Massachusetts

NOTE.—Six hearings on nursing homes were held and they are identified as follows: Part 1.-Portland, Oreg.

Part 4.- Boston, Mass.
Part 2.-Walla Walla, Wash.

Part 5.- Minneapolis, Minn.
Part 3.—Hartford, Conn.

Part 6.-Springfield, Mo.

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CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES

Dr. Leon J. Taubenhaus, director, Brookline Health Department, Brook-

line, Mass.

Robert P. Curran, deputy commissioner of public welfare, Commonwealth

of Massachusetts --

Dr. A. Daniel Rubenstein, deputy commissioner of public health and direc-

tor, division of hospital facilities, Commonwealth of Massachusetts--

Dr. Neville Booth, Massachusetts Dental Society-

Theodore Fabisak, director of the division of hospital costs and finances,

commission on administration and finance, Commonwealth of Massa-

chusetts

Edward F. Connelly, executive director and general counsel, Massachu-

setts Federation of Nursing Homes---

Eleanor B. Baird, chairman of region I, Accreditation Committee of Ameri-

can Nursing Home Association..

Miroslav Kerner, director, services to the aged, Jewish Family and Chil-

dren's Service, Boston.-

Richard Steinman, committee of aging, Community Services of Greater

Worcester

Francis L. Hurwitz, director of special programs, Northeastern University,

Boston, Mass.,

Mary Kelley, Brookline Golden Age Club, Brookline, Mass.

Charles J. Flynn, Boston, Mass.-

William H. McMasters, National Old-Age Pensions, Inc., Cambridge,

Mass

Harold L. Niles, president, Commonwealth Housing Foundation, Boston,

Mass.

Dr. Edward L. Young, Brookline, Mass., vice chairman, Physicians Forum,

New York, N.Y...

Lois Towsend, supervisor, Savin Street unit, Boston Health Department,

Boston, Mass..

Paul G. Ó'Friel, member, Massachusetts Council for the Aging--

Mabel Stevens, Boston, Mass.-

Hyman Cohen, president, Golden Age Club, Greater Boston Council..

John S. Murphy, national and local president, Retired Workers of America,

Local 201, IŬE, AFL-CIO.

Annie Butler, president, Senior Citizens Club, Pawtucket, R.I.

Jack E. Molesworth, regional chairman, Young Americans for Freedom,

Inc., Boston, Mass.

Mildred Dean, president, 3 Score Club and president, Forever Young,

Providence, R.I.

Charles C. O'Donnell, Lynn, Mass., national president, Senior Citizens

& Associates of America..

Robert Hamil, Quincy, Mass.-

Catherine B. Byron, president, Sunset Club, Lawrence, Mass-

John F. Kinder, Exeter, R.I.-
Mary P. Huddy, president, Golden Fellowship Club of Wollaston, Wol-

laston, Mass-

Salvatore Zammitti, Somerville, Mass.

Hon. Julius Ansel, ward 14, State representative, Great and General Court

of Massachusetts...

Joseph Langweil, vice president, Jewish Adult Club, Quincy, Mass.

Helena Heriot, Boston, Mass--

Joseph Rosen, vice president, Golden Age Club, Dorchester, Mass.--

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