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Boston (Mass.). Commission on Affairs of the Elderly

 Organization

Historical note

The Council on Aging was established by Chapter 5 of the Ordinances of 1968. By Chapter 4 of the Ordinances of 1970, the council was reorganized and the name changed to Commission on Affairs of the Elderly. The Commission on Affairs of the Elderly is cognizant of federal and state legislation concerning financial assistance, information exchange and planning for better community programming for the elderly, and coordinates or carries out programs designed to meet the problems of the aging in coordination with programs of the Commission on Aging established under Chapter 6 of the General Laws.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Commissioner Lieberman records

 Collection
Identifier: 9702.003
Scope and Contents Collection of records donated by Ricki Lieberman who served as Commissioner of Aging from 1980-1984. Includes manual, reports to the Mayor, audio tapes, publications, artifact, etc.

Elderly Commission newspapers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 9702.001
Scope and Contents Issues of the newsletter "Boston Seniority" published by the City of Boston Elderly Commission. Collection of photographs published in the newsletter "Boston Seniority" by the City of Boston Elderly Commission. Subjects include views of Boston, activities of the Elderly Commission, individuals and buildings.

Elderly Commission publications

 Collection
Identifier: 9702.004
Scope and Contents Publications produced by or for the Elderly Commission.

Rooms for Rent: A Study of Ledging Houses in Boston, 1986

 Item — Publications: PB 023
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.

The M.O.B.: The Mayor's Older Bostonians: Special Discount List , 1979

 Item — Publications: PB 113
Scope and Contents Collection of publications produced by the Mayor's Office and various offices within the Mayor's Office on many topics relating to Boston.