29 CLASSPP18AreaAgenciesAgingFa10.ppt

29 CLASSPP18AreaAgenciesAgingFa10.ppt - Administration on...

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Administration on Aging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Area Agencies on Aging
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The mission of Administration on Aging is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities. Administration on Aging was created by the ____________Act of 1965
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Agencies on Aging 629 Area Agencies on Aging provide social and nutrition services to elderly Designated in each state by governing bodies (county and sometimes municipal governments) Agency may be the office on aging, another unit of government, or a private non-profit organization Federal Office on Aging provides leadership, funding, oversight, and
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The contribution of family caregivers About 44.4 million Americans provide care for adult family members/friends/loved ones These caregivers provide in excess of37 billion hours of care per year The economic value of unpaid caregiving in 2007 was estimated to be about $375 billion
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course FMSC 432 taught by Professor Dr.wallen during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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