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20 ILCS 105/2

    (20 ILCS 105/2) (from Ch. 23, par. 6102)
    Sec. 2. The ability of the constantly increasing number of aged in the State to maintain self-sufficiency and personal well-being with the dignity to which their years of labor entitle them and to realize their maximum potential as creative and productive individuals are matters of profound import and concern for all of the people of this State.
    The purposes of this Act are to provide a comprehensive and coordinated service system for the State's aging population, giving high priority to those persons in greatest need; to conduct studies and research into the needs and problems of the aging; and to insure participation by the aging in the planning and operation of all phases of the system.
(Source: P.A. 78-242.)