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Older people and their homes

Older people and their homes

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Published by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Dwellings,
  • Older people -- Social conditions,
  • Older people -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Also published in French under the title: Les Personnes agees et leur domicile.

    Other titlesLes personnes ag ees et leur domicile
    StatementProject director: Danielle Maltais ; Researchers: Francine Trickey, Yvone Robitaille.
    ContributionsMaltais, Danielle., Trickey, Francine, Robitaille, Yvone, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 19, 58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21329777M


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