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In-home services affecting older Americans Memphis, TN : hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, May 19, 1986, Memphis, TN. by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Older people -- Home care -- Tennessee -- Memphis.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- Tennessee -- Memphis.,
  • Older people -- Home care -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14656145M

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