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Recreation in gerontology.

Carol Lucas

Recreation in gerontology.

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Recreation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 174-177.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV184 .L78
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 177 p.
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5883670M
    LC Control Number63015427
    OCLC/WorldCa674389

    However, the book may also prove interesting and helpful to mature adults who are seeking information and new career options. As an introduction to the field of gerontology or geropsychology, the book should suit the needs of undergraduate, certificate, and community college programs in gerontology. Octo • Russell Union • Statesboro, Georgia Theme: A Vision of Healthy Aging This conference promotes successful aging and positive social change. Our goals are to enhance the quality of life, mental and physical health, and social well-being of older adults at all levels of capability. We also work to maximize the knowledge, effectiveness and overall well-being of all.   a guide to resources for research in recreation, park, and tourism management. Skip to main content. Penn State University Penn State University government publications, and conference proceedings relating to leisure, recreation, tourism, and travel. book Author: Diane (business) Zabel.


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