Health needs of the aged. Highlights of testimony before the Subcommittee on Problems of the Aged and Aging ... held April 11-13, 1960, Washington, D.C. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Older people -- Medical care -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- United States

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At head of title: 86th Congress, 2nd sess. Committee print.

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LC ClassificationsHV1457 .A528
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Pagination ii, 10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL5842286M
LC Control Number61064928
OCLC/WorldCa11073164

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