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Aging and work

Aging and work

an assessment and implications for the future

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Employment,
  • Age and employment,
  • Health promotion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Sara J. Czaja and Joseph Sharit.
    ContributionsCzaja, Sara J., Sharit, Joseph.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6279 .A334 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22696026M
    ISBN 100801892732
    ISBN 109780801892738
    LC Control Number2008050562

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