Physical and financial abuse of the elderly
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Physical and financial abuse of the elderly hearing before the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, April 3, 1981, San Francisco, Calif. by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Aged -- United States -- Crimes against.,
  • Violence -- United States.

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Paginationiii, 270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL17652592M

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