Elder Care and Service Learning A Handbook

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Published by Auburn House .

Written in English

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  • Care of the elderly,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Medical,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Higher,
  • Social Science / Gerontology,
  • Gerontology,
  • Care,
  • Older people,
  • Student service

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsSusanne Bleiberg Seperson (Editor), Carol Hegeman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8326385M
ISBN 100865693056
ISBN 109780865693050

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