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Helping memory-impaired elders

Vicki L. Schmall

Helping memory-impaired elders

a guide for caregivers

by Vicki L. Schmall

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service, Washington State University Cooperative Extension, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Corvallis, Or.], [Seattle, Wash.], [Moscow, Idaho], [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Care and hygiene.,
  • Older people -- Home care.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease -- Patients -- Home care.,
  • Senile dementia -- Patients -- Home care.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared by Vicki L. Schmall and Marilyn Cleland].
    SeriesPNW -- 314., PNW (Series) -- 314.
    ContributionsCleland, Marilyn., Oregon State University. Extension Service., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension Service., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16121361M

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