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An introduction for professionals working with older persons or their families

An introduction for professionals working with older persons or their families

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Published by American Bar Association, Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly in Washington, D.C. (740 15th St., NW, Washington 20005-1009) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Legal assistance to older people -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephanie Edelstein, J.D
    SeriesLegal issues and resources
    ContributionsABA Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly, United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[iii, 41] p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13622904M
    OCLC/WorldCa39183293


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Clinicians need to provide both patients and families with person- and family-centered assessment and treatment, taking into account issues of context, diversity, and heterogeneity.

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