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Brief summary of Older Americans Act programs

Carol O"Shaughnessy

Brief summary of Older Americans Act programs

by Carol O"Shaughnessy

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Old age assistance -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Older people -- Government policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarol O"Shaughnessy
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1988-89, reel 9, fr. 0067
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15457162M

      The Older Americans Act Performance System (OAAPS) will be the new reporting tool the Administration for Community Living (ACL)/Administration on Aging (AoA) uses to monitor performance and collect information on Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III, VI, and VII programs. Targeting Older Americans Act Services Without Means Testing: Meeting the Challenge ISSUE BRIEF • January Adapted from the Best Practice Notes by The Center for Social Gerontology The Center for Social Gerontology The Center for Social Gerontology, Inc. (TCSG), is a .

    he Older Americans Act of (OAA) is a comprehensive set of programs aimed at improving the lives of older people. This issue brief explains the goals of the OAA and its programs, describes funding formulas, and gives recommendations to ensure its Size: KB. 1 Authorization of appropriations had expired at the end of FY 2 Committee on Education and the Workforce, U. S. House of Representatives, , Senior Independence Act of , th Cong., 2nd sess., June 8, The Older Americans Act: Programs, Funding, and Reauthorization (P.L. ) Introduction The Older Americans Act (OAA) is the ma jor vehicle for .

    text size A A A Federal Older Americans Act (OAA) Program. The federal Older Americans Act (OAA) provides assistance in the development of new or improved programs to help older persons by awarding grants to the states for community planning and services. OAA Title III, Title V, and Title VII allotments to the states are based on a statutory formula based on a state’s population and prior. Since original passage of the Act in , the Title III program has evolved from simply a funding source for social service programs to a planning vehicle for development of a comprehensive and coordinated service system for older persons with funding authority for abroad range of supportive services, and for congregate and home-delivered nutrition services.


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Brief summary of Older Americans Act programs by Carol O"Shaughnessy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Older Americans Act (OAA) funds critical services that keep older adults healthy and independent—services like meals, job training, senior centers, health promotion, benefits enrollment, caregiver support, transportation, and more.

Nearly five years after it expired, legislation to reauthorize the Act was passed by Congress with unanimous, bipartisan support. In response to concern about a lack of community social services for older persons and the desire by policymakers to improve the status of older Americans, in Congress created the Older Americans Act, a federal program specifically designed to meet the social services needs of older : Jo Harris-Wehling, Jill C.

Feasley, Carroll L. Estes. Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in in response to concern by policymakers about a lack of community social services for older persons. The original legislation established authority for grants to states for community planning and social services, research and development projects, and personnel training in the field of aging.

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dignity in Aging Act of This bill establishes, reauthorizes, and revises several programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor relating to care for the elderly.

Facts about the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program The Older Americans Act (OAA) provides critical services—such as home-delivered and congregate meals, family caregiver support, in-home assistance, preventive health services, transportation, job training, protection from abuse, and other supportive services—that help about 11 million older adults live as independently as possible.

Older Americans Act of FEBRU Programs and Funding InCongress enacted the Older Americans Act, which estab-lished the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) and state agencies on aging to address the social services needs of older people.

The Act is considered the major vehicle for promoting the deliveryFile Size: KB. This legislation reauthorizes the Older Americans Act ofa federal law with longstanding bipartisan support.

The law provides for the organization and delivery of social and nutrition services to older Americans and their caregivers. This bill reauthorizes programs through and includes provisions that aim to protect vulnerable elders by. En español | President Trump on Wednesday signed a bipartisan reauthorization of a landmark law that provides more money for programs that help millions of older Americans age in their homes and communities through services including Meals on Wheels, family caregiver support and transportation.

The Supporting Older Americans Act of extends the Older Americans Act. The Older Americans Act (OAA) was legislation aimed at addressing the needs of older adults through programs supported by the federal government.

State agencies were granted funds by the. The Older Americans Act (OAA) supports a wide range of social services and programs for individuals aged 60 years or older.

These include supportive services, congregate nutrition services (i.e., meals served at group sites such as senior centers, community centers, schools,Cited by: 1. Summary of S. The Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of Sponsor: Alexander (R-TN) Ma The Older Americans Act (OAA), originally enacted insupports a wide range of social services and programs for people aged 60 or older.

Congress has reauthorized and amended the OAA numerous times since it was first enacted in Get this from a library. Brief summary of Older Americans Act programs. [Carol O'Shaughnessy; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.].

Under the Older Americans Act (OAA), the Older Americans Nutrition Program (OANP) is the largest and most visible, fed- erally funded community-based nutrition program for older. marked the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Older Americans Act (OAA).

The OAA funds programs and services that enable older adults to enjoy healthy, productive, and independent lives in their homes and communities.

The Older Americans Act Overview Signed into law inthe Older Americans Act (OAA) is the primary vehicle for delivering social and nutrition programs to older individuals. OAA authorizes these programs through a national network of 56 state agencies on aging, area agencies on aging, nea service providers, Tribal organizations.

overview of the Older Americans Act (OAA) nutrition programs.1 The tables within this report are intended to provide summary information, which can help illustrate the ways in which domestic food assistance programs are both similar and different.

Introduction. The Older Americans Act (OAA), originally enacted insupports a range of home and community-based services, such as meals-on-wheels and other nutrition programs, in-home services, transportation, legal services, elder abuse prevention and caregivers support.

InCongress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) in response to concern about a lack of community-based social services to meet the needs for older persons. InTitle III was created under the OAA which authorized funds for a national nutrition program for older adults. About the Older Americans Act: The OAA details federal grants and programs for the support of older Americans.

Its latest version was authorized in and can be found on the Administration for Community Living (ACL) website. ACL is a collaboration of Department of Health and Human Services organizations devoted to the well-being of older adults and the disabled. functions of the Older Americans Act have remained fairly static Transportation Projects The Amendments added a special program to help solve some of the trans-portation problems, and meet some of the transportation needs of older people Similar to other grant provisions of the Older Americans Act, this program also.

Compilation of the Older Americans Act of as amended in Older American Act Summary | Texas Health and Human Services Texans can dial (option 6) for information on COVID and local community resources on health care, utilities, food, housing and more.Get this from a library!

Older Americans Act programs: brief summary and funding levels. [Carol O'Shaughnessy; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.].THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF (as amended) S. First enacted inthe Older Americans Act (OAA) provides for a wide range of social services and programs for America’s seniors and their caregivers.

These programs include nutrition services, family caregiver support, community service employment, and elder.