Elderly residents in Ontario social contacts, providers of assistance and requests for additional assistance.

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Published by Minister for Senior Citizens Affairs, Seniors Secretariat in [Toronto] .

Written in English

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  • Older people -- Ontario -- Social conditions -- Statistics.,
  • Social surveys -- Ontario.

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Book details

Other titlesSocial contacts.
SeriesUSCO series -- no. 2
ContributionsOntario. Seniors Secretariat., United Senior Citizens of Ontario.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18472956M
ISBN 100772908311
OCLC/WorldCa21042400

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