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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 493728, 7 pages
Elders’ Life Stories: Impact on the Next Generation of Health Professionals
Department of Occupational Therapy, New York University, 35 West 4th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10012, USA
Received 7 May 2013; Revised 15 July 2013; Accepted 18 July 2013
Academic Editor: Gilbert B. Zulian
Copyright © 2013 Tracy Chippendale. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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