H.R.4334 - Dignity in Aging Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] (Introduced 09/16/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Committee Meetings:||09/18/19 10:15AM|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 116-258|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/30/2019 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 280. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4334 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House (10/28/2019)
Dignity in Aging Act of 2019
This bill establishes, reauthorizes, and revises several programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor relating to care for the elderly.
Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises programs that support
- caregivers of the elderly;
- informational services, such as pension counseling;
- nutritional services, such as meal delivery;
- disease prevention and health promotion services;
- community and workforce training regarding elder care; and
- abuse and neglect prevention services.
The bill also establishes several entities and programs to further support elder care, including initiatives that aim to promote independent living and reduce social isolation for the elderly.