COMPASS. COORDINATING COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES FOR THE AGING IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND, 1968-1972

A project (1968-1972) designed to analyze and evaluate existing services and programs for senior citizens, to identify the need for new or additional programs, and to review staffing patterns, functions, and requirements of existing programs for effectiveness was successful in improving housing assistance, giving aid to the local model cities program, gaining lower transit rates, reducing transportation problems, and creating a senior citizen bus service. Compass (community organization for a master program of aging service systems) was also successful in securing relief from property taxes, formulating an emergency interment program, and participating in a foster grandparents program.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Prince George's County, Maryland

    Division of Services and Programs for the Aging
    Capitol Heights, MD  United States 

    Social and Rehabilitation Service

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Swasey, E J
    • Hudelson, W C
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 90 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092737
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., SRS-93-75032-001
  • Contract Numbers: SRS-93-75032
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM