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National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference - File 025. November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 2, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/1364/show/1352.

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National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. (November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977). National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference - File 025. Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/1364/show/1352

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National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference - File 025, November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977, Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 2, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/1364/show/1352.

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Title National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference
Creator
  • National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year
Publisher National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year
Date November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977
Language eng
Subject
  • Feminism
  • Women's rights
  • National Women's Conference
Place
  • Houston, Texas
  • Washington, D. C.
Genre
  • pamphlets
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  • Text
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • Carey C. Shuart Women’s Research Collection
  • Marjorie Randal National Women's Conference Collection
Donor Randal, Marjorie
Rights No Copyright - United States
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Title File 025
Transcript services that will enable the older woman to live with dignity and security. These services should include but not be limited to: • Innovative housing which creates as nearly as possible an environment that affords security and comfort. • Home health and social services, including visiting nurse services, homemaker services, meals-on-wheels and other protective services that will offer older women alternatives to institutional care, keeping them in familiar surroundings as long as possible. • Preventive as well as remedial health care services. • Public transportation in both urban and rural areas for otherwise housebound women. ♦ ' Continuing education in order to insure that the older woman will be an informed and intelligent user of the power which will be hers by virtue of the increase of her numbers. Immediate inclusion of geriatric education in the curriculum and training of all medical personnel in order that the elderly will receive optimum medical attention. This applies particularly to nursing home staff. Bilingual and bicultural programs, including health services, recreation and other programs to support elderly women of limited English-speaking ability. Elimination of present inequities in social security benefits. Recognition of the economic value of homemaking in social security benefits. Passage of the Displaced Homemakers bill. Expansion of coverage for medical and health care costs. Older women should be included as active participants in all kinds of policy-making positions at every level of government. The image of the older woman is changing and there should be wide publicity fo- 23
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