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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1788

PUBLIC LAW 98-459—OCT. 9, 1984 TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS

SEC. 602. (a) Section 604(a)(8) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3057c(a)(8)) is amended by striking out "paragraph" and inserting in lieu thereof "clause". (b) Section 604(d) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3057c(d)) is amended— (1) by striking out "he" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "the Commissioner", (2) in paragraph (1) by striking out "his", and (3) in paragraph (2) by striking out "his" and inserting in lieu thereof "such". AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 603. (a) Section 608(a) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3057g(a)) is amended— (1) by striking out "$6,500,000" and all that follows through "1983, and", and (2) by inserting after "1984" the following: ", $7,900,000 for fiscal year 1985, $8,300,000 for fiscal year 1986, and $8,600,000 for fiscal year 1987".. (b) Section 608 of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3057g) is amended by striking out subsection (c). TITLE VII—PERSONAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR OLDER INDIVIDUALS PERSONAL HEALTH EDUCATION A N D TRAINING PROGRAMS

SEC. 701. The Act (42 U.S.C. 3001 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end a new title as follows: Older Americans Personal Health Education and Training Act.

42 USC 3058 note.

"TITLE VII—OLDER AMERICANS PERSONAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM "SHORT TITLE

"SEC. 701. This title may be cited as the 'Older Americans Personal Health Education and Training Act'. "FINDINGS

42 USC 3058.

"SEC. 702. The Congress hereby finds that— "(1) individuals 60 years of age or older constitute the fastest growing segment of the Nation's population; "(2) the process of aging, as well as the changes in lifestyle which accompany it, such as retirement, the end of parenting roles, and relocation, seem to increase and exacerbate health problems faced by older individuals (such health problems include physical, mental, and emotional health problems); "(3) many of the health problems faced by individuals 60 years of age or older, such as arteriosclerosis, arthritis, adultonset diabetes, hypothermia, heat stress, Alzheimer's disease, circulatory problems, hypertension, diminished hearing and eyesight, reduced strength, social isolation, and bone fragility are particularly common to the older American population; "(4) although older individuals make up only 11 percent of our population, they consume 29 percent of the total health care