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Self-help among the elderly

formal and informal support systems

by Bessie Wright

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Care -- United States,
    • Older people -- Social networks -- United States,
    • Self-help groups -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-115) and index.

      StatementBessie Wright.
      SeriesGarland studies on the elderly in America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1461 .W75 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 164 p. ;
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1436421M
      ISBN 100815316135
      LC Control Number93048665

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