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Aging and caregiving in Canada

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Older people -- Care -- Canada,
  • Caregivers -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-179) and index

    StatementEgerton Clarke
    SeriesCanadian studies -- v. 30, Canadian studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) -- v. 30
    LC ClassificationsHV1475.A3 C53 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17037825M
    ISBN 100773472975
    LC Control Number2001044058

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