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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)


Religious Education

First Advisor

Lawton D. Harris

First Committee Member

Arthur H. Maynard

Second Committee Member

Doris C. Meyer


The purpose of this study is to give a historical account of the San Francisco Council of Churches Senior Citizen Projects. Also, the following will be discussed: Why is research being conducted in the areas of senior citizens? What are the problems of the senior citizen? What is this Agency doing for the senior citizens in San Francisco?