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Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act

Government of the United States Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards United States 19 April 2016 Legislation/regulation

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This amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to the Administration on Aging, to require the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs to collect and analyze best practices related to responding to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in long-term care facilities, and publish a report on them.

This Act includes:
- State and community programs on aging (such as establishing multipurpose senior centers, providing elder abuse prevention services and nutrition services)
- Supportive services (which includes chronic conditions, self-care management and falls prevention services)
- Evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion services program
- Activities for health, independence, and longevity
- Older American community service employment program
- Grants for Native Americans
- Vulnerable elder rights protection activities
- Guidance on serving Holocaust survisors


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