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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2016, Article ID 4723250, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4723250
Research Article

Elder Orphans Hiding in Plain Sight: A Growing Vulnerable Population

1Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Northwell Health, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
2Maimonides Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA

Received 1 February 2016; Revised 16 June 2016; Accepted 12 July 2016

Academic Editor: Iracema Leroi

Copyright © 2016 Maria T. Carney et al. 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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