Historically, local government has made little effort to affect federal legislative policy on aging. The current defederalization of human service policy has created a need for local government to reexamine its role in providing services to the aged.
Shannon, Charles P.
"Local Government Policy on Aging: New Challenges for Old Problems,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 8
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol8/iss4/8