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Nutrition and the elderly policy development, program planning, and evaluation by Barbara E. Millen

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Older people -- Nutrition,
  • Nutrition policy -- United States,
  • Food relief -- United States,
  • Nutrition -- In old age,
  • Home care services -- United States,
  • Financing, Government -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBarbara Millen Posner.
LC ClassificationsTX361.A3 P67
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4549295M
ISBN 100669020850
LC Control Number77017683

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