Capacity-building for minority service providers in aging a final report

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Published by Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas Mayores in [United States] .

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  • Minority older people -- Services for -- United States.,
  • Occupational training for minorities -- United States.,
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Other titlesCapacity building for minority service providers in aging.
Statementsubmitted to the Administration on Aging, Office of Human Development Services, Department of Health and Human Services, by Carmela G. Lacayo.
ContributionsLacayo, Carmela G., Asociacio n Nacional Pro Personas Mayores (U.S.)
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Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
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