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us: United States. Administration on Aging


  • [Created 1951, as Committee on Aging and Geriatries under the U. S. Federal Security Agency. Became a subdivision under the newly established Dept. of Health Education, and Welfare in 1953. Name changed to Special Staff on Aging in 1956. Became the Office of Aging under the Dept.'s newly created Welfare Administration in 1963. Became an independent agency under the Dept. and changed its name to Administration on Aging in 1965.]

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    • us: A.O.A.
    • us: AOA
    • us: United States. Administración sobre la Ancianidad
    • us: United States. Administration of Aging
    • us: United States. Aging, Administration on
    • us: United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Administration on Aging
    • us: United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Administration on Aging
    • us: United States. Office of Human Development. Administration on Aging
    • us: United States. Office of Human Development Services. Administration on Aging
    • us: United States. Social and Rehabilitation Service. Administration on Aging
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  • Sources

    • found: U.S. Cong. H. Comm. on Education and Labor. Administration on Aging. Hearings ...
    • found: Shanas, E. National survey of the aged, 1982: cover (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Development Services, Administration on Aging)
    • found: Hospital emergency rooms, the elderly ... 1990: t.p. (Administration on Aging, Department of Human Services [sic], Washington, D.C.)
    • found: Phone call to the Administration, 7/14/92 (the Administration on Aging has no Department of Human Services; it is, however, subord. to the Dept. of Health and Human Services)
    • found: Informal caregiving, compassion in action, 1998?: t.p. (Assistant Secretary for Aging; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation) cover (The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, The Administration on Aging) p. 4 of cover (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, D.C.)
    • found: U.S. gov't manual, 1997/98: pp. 262-264 (Department of Health and Human Services; Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; [separate] Administration on Aging, Assistant Secretary)
    • found: Manual para cuidadoras voluntarios de diferentes religiones [MI] 1998?: t.p. (Administración sobre la Ancianidad)
  • General Notes

    • [Created 1951, as Committee on Aging and Geriatries under the U. S. Federal Security Agency. Became a subdivision under the newly established Dept. of Health Education, and Welfare in 1953. Name changed to Special Staff on Aging in 1956. Became the Office of Aging under the Dept.'s newly created Welfare Administration in 1963. Became an independent agency under the Dept. and changed its name to Administration on Aging in 1965.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-10-03: new
    • 2014-12-04: revised
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