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Independent living environments for seniors and persons with disabilities

Directions 91 (1991 Winnipeg, Man.)

Independent living environments for seniors and persons with disabilities


by Directions 91 (1991 Winnipeg, Man.)

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Published by Arcor in Winnipeg, Man .
Written in English

  • People with disabilities -- Care -- Congresses.,
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  • Architecture and the handicapped -- Congresses,
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  • People with disabilities -- Recreation -- Congresses.,
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    Statementof Directions "91 ; edited by Cal Zacharias
    ContributionsZacharias, Carl
    LC ClassificationsHV1568 .D57 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21100026M
    LC Control Number92-98002

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