TITLE

No longer home alone

AUTHOR(S)
Gardner, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/10/99, Vol. 91 Issue 52, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses assisted living services for the aged in the United States. How assisted living works; Average costs for the services; Types of services which are provided; Percentage of people in assisted living situations who are female; The role adult children play in finding assisted living services. INSET: How to shop for assisted living.
ACCESSION #
1520919

 

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