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Planning housing environments for the elderly

Louis E. Gelwicks

Planning housing environments for the elderly

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Published by National Council on the Aging in Washington, D.C .
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StatementLouis E. Gelwicks, Robert J. Newcomer.
ContributionsNewcomer, Robert J., National Council on the Aging.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13684206M

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