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Author: Katherine K. Wallman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: indicators, key, americans, older
Number of Pages: 129
Published: 2000-11
ISBN-10: 0756704235
ISBN-13: 9780756704230

This new interagency report provides a unified picture of the health & well-being of our older population. The first chartbook prepared by the Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics, it provides 31 key indicators about older Americans, categorized into 5 broad groups: population, economics, health status, health risks & behaviors, & health care. It concludes with a discussion of data needs that the Forum has identified, thus challenging the Federal statistical agencies to do even better. The report gives the American people a valuable tool for tracing the condition of those who are age
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Author: Sōen Shaku
Publisher: Dorset Press
Keywords: americans, zen
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 1906
ISBN-10: 0880292067
ISBN-13: 9780880292061
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facilities, cadaag, buildings, guidelines, disabilities, accessibility, americans
Number of Pages: 219
Published: 2000-01
ISBN-10: 0788185241
ISBN-13: 9780788185243

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the Access Board is responsible for developing guidelines for the design of buildings & facilities so that they are accessible to & usable by people with disabilities. This is a revised edition of the 1994 guidelines. Chapters: provisions for adults & children; accessible elements & spaces: scope & technical requirements; restaurants & cafeterias; medical care facilities; business, mercantile & civic; libraries; accessible transportation facilities; judicial, legislative & regulatory facilities; detention & correctional facilities; resid
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Author: Peter Bergen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: threat, terrorist, assessing
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437939619
ISBN-13: 9781437939613

Al-Qaeda and allied groups continue to pose a threat to the U.S. in 2010. They have the capacity to kill dozens, or even hundreds, of Americans in a single attack. A key shift in the past couple of years is the increasingly prominent role in planning and operations that U.S. citizens and residents have played in the leadership of al-Qaeda and aligned groups, and the higher numbers of Americans attaching themselves to these groups. Indeed, these jihadists do not fit any particular ethnic, economic, educational, or social profile. This report is based on interviews with senior U.S. counterterror
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Author: R. A. Cohen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: americans, older, health, trends
Number of Pages: 337
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0788127969
ISBN-13: 9780788127960

Presents national trend data on health for older Americans. Examination of trend data highlights change over time for aggregate groups of the elderly. Trend data are presented for: health status, mortality, use of hospitals, use of nursing homes, and national health expenditures. Covers: disability and its consequences in a cohort of elderly; trends in health status; trends in hospital use; trends in long-term care; and trends in national health expenditures. Nearly 100 charts, tables and graphs. Sources and limitations of data. Definitions of terms.
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Author: Jennifer E. Manning
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: states, congress, united, members, american, african
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984851
ISBN-13: 9781437984859

Contents: (1) Introduction: Historical Overview of African Americans in Congress; African American Firsts in Congress; Length of Service; How African Americans Enter Congress; (2) African American Members in Leadership Positions; (3) Congressional Black Caucus: Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Ending Apartheid in South Africa; Humanitarian Aid to Haiti; (4) Tables and Data; (5) Alphabetical Listing of African American Members, Selected Biographical Information, and Committee Assignments During Their Tenure in Office. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find
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Author: Evan Terry Associates
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: accessibility, guidelines, disabilities, americans, manual, guide, adaag
Number of Pages: 150
Published: 1998-12
ISBN-10: 0756702674
ISBN-13: 9780756702670

A guide developed by the U.S. Architectural & Transportation Barriers Compliance Board to assist in the use of its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) for Buildings & Facilities. It explains some of the basic considerations for accessible design & clarifies specific ADAAG provisions in an effort to address frequently asked questions. Chapters: introduction & information sources; instructions, & minimum requirements; scoping & technical requirements; & special occupancies. It is important that this manual be used with a copy of ADAAG since it does not address
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