Aging America trends and projections (annotated) : an information paper to the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate.

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  • Aged -- United States.,
  • Aged -- United States -- Economic conditions.

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SeriesS. prt -- 101-80.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.
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Paginationv, 152 p. :
Number of Pages152
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Open LibraryOL17657809M

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