US/Senate/Special Committee on Aging
|US/Senate/Special Committee on Aging
|United States Senate Special Committee on Aging/Chair
|•US/Senate/Special Committee on Aging/Chair
|Studies issues related to older Americans, particularly Medicare and Social Security
The United States Senate Special Committee on Aging was initially established in 1961 as a temporary committee; it became a permanent Senate committee in 1977. As a special committee, it has no legislative authority, but it studies issues related to older Americans, particularly Medicare and Social Security.