National Organizations in the Field of Aging: Hearings Before the United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Subcommittee on Problems of the Aged and Aging, Eighty-Sixth Congress, First Session, on Aug. 4-6, 1959
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Problems of the Aged and Aging
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - Older people - 336 pages
Considers accomplishments of national organizations for the aged, and considers these organizations' views on future needs of the aged.
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Page 19 - The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.
Page 20 - Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this Administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance or insignificance can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
Page 20 - In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save or meanly lose the last, best hope of earth.
Page 91 - Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years; people grow old only by deserting their ideals. Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Page 91 - Youth is not a time of life — it is a state of mind. It is not a matter of ripe cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is a freshness of the deep springs of life.
Page 282 - ... public opinion in regard to the great problems of State medicine, so that the profession shall become more capable and honorable within itself and more useful to the public in the prevention and cure of disease and in prolonging and adding comfort to life.
Page 159 - General Federation of Women's Clubs, which was chartered by the US Government in 1901, defined its purpose as an organization dedicated — to unite the women's clubs and like organizations throughout the world for the purpose of mutual benefit, and for the promotion of their common Interest In education, philanthropy, public welfare, moral values, civics, and fine arts.
Page 61 - But of a good leader, who talks little, When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, They will say, "We did this ourselves.
Page 41 - Doctor, we are glad to have you here. You may proceed. STATEMENT OF DR.