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The History and Programs of the Older Americans Act

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Who is the Older Americans Act designed to help?

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1. Choose the answer that best represents a primary objective of the Older Americans Act?

2. What program of the OAA provides funding for support groups and respite care to family members of aging adults?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your understanding of the Older Americans Act. Topics on the quiz include the intended beneficiaries of the act and the act's key objectives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Primary objective of the Older Americans Act
  • Program that provides funding for support groups
  • Issues the act looks to address
  • Group of Americans the act was created to help

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Older Americans Act
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify the term describing a set of political programs in the Johnson administration
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the act's main purpose and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the act, look at the accompanying lesson The History and Programs of the Older Americans Act. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Great Society
  • Explains the influence of President Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Covers when the act was established
  • Explores the different programs in the act
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