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Published by American Association of Homes for the Aging in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Old age homes -- United States,
  • Long-term care facilities -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Statementedited by Lois Jenkins Wasser
ContributionsWasser, Lois Jenkins, American Association of Homes for the Aging
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14448261M

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