Developing educational programs in the field of aging
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Developing educational programs in the field of aging by Robert C Atchley

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Published by Audio Visual Service, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Adult education -- United States,
  • Continuing education centers -- United States,
  • Gerontology -- Study and teaching

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert C. Atchley, Mildred M. Seltzer
ContributionsSeltzer, Mildred M, Scripps Foundation for Research in Population Problems, Scripps Gerontology Center
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14976519M

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