Federal social security programs (31 - 33 of 33 items)
Elderly Americans: Health, Housing, and Nutrition Gaps Between the Poor and Nonpoor
PEMD-92-29: Published: Jun 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1992.
Pursuant to congressional request, GAO provided information on poor and near-poor elderly persons, focusing on: (1) the size and characteristics of the poor and near-poor elderly population; and (2) the relationship between poverty and health care, nutrition, and housing.GAO found that: (1) the elderly poverty rate declined from 35 percent in 1959 to 12 percent in 1990; (2) certain elderly groups...
Aging Issues: Related GAO Reports and Activities in Fiscal Year 1991
HRD-92-57: Published: Dec 17, 1991. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a compilation of its fiscal year 1991 reports and testimonies regarding older Americans.GAO noted that the reports and testimonies included in the compilation cover such issues as federal health care activities, housing, income security, and social and community services...
Intertitle Transfers--A Way for States To Increase Federal Funding for Social Services
HRD-81-116: Published: Jul 10, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1981.
GAO initiated a review of the extent and magnitude of transfers of social services costs from title XX of the Social Security Act to other funding sources. These intertitle transfers are the costs of social services historically charged to social services programs which, subsequent to the ceiling on social services, are now being charged to other Federal funding sources. Federal social services co...