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Developing Alzheimer"s disease family support groups

Linda Jane Redford

Developing Alzheimer"s disease family support groups

an education and training manual

by Linda Jane Redford

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Published by Long Term Gerontology Center, University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas, City, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alzheimer"s disease.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAlzheimer"s disease family support groups.
    StatementLinda J. Redford, Linda J. Wright.
    ContributionsWright, Linda J., University of Kansas. Medical Center. Long Term Gerontology Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54, [71] p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14689718M


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