An Alzheimer"s Guide
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An Alzheimer"s Guide Activities Issues for People Who Care by Pat Nekola

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Published by Catering By Design .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Diseases - Nervous System (incl. Brain),
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Activity programs,
  • Adult day care centers,
  • Alzheimer"s disease,
  • Patients,
  • Recreation,
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11738987M
ISBN 100966061098
ISBN 109780966061093

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