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Invisible elderly papers and discussion period summaries presented at a first national conference, "The Invisible Elderly", held by the St. Louis University Institute of Applied Gerontology in August 1975 in St. Louis, Missouri by

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Written in English



  • Missouri,
  • Saint Louis


  • Gerontology -- Congresses.,
  • Older people -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Congresses.,
  • Single people -- Dwellings -- Congresses.,
  • Social isolation -- Congresses.

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Bibliography: p. 43-44.

Statementfunded by the Missouri State Office of Aging, cosponsor with the St. Louis University Center for Urban Programs, the National Urban Elderly Coalition and the National Council on the Aging, inc.
ContributionsSt. Louis University. Institute of Applied Gerontology., Missouri. State Office of Aging.
LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .I58
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4948551M
LC Control Number76376548

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