Which department directs the programs that provide assistance to the elderly?
Heath and human services...
Medicare Australia is a program of the Australian Government. Medicare Australia is part of the Department of Human Services. Some of the programs that Medicare Australia administers are Medicare and pharmacy insurance. They also oversee organ donation, family assistance, elderly care, and many other services and programs.
the Food Stamp Program; the Women, Infants' and Children's (WIC) program; the school lunch, breakfast, after school, and summer food programs; the temporary emergency food assistance Program (TEFAP); the USDA surplus commodities program; and elderly nutrition programs funded mainly by the federal Older Americans Act.