TITLE

AS INMATES GROW OLDER: Prison prepares for needs of the aging

PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
FoodService Director;11/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the preparation of correctional institution, SCI Laurel Highlands in Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, for the needs of aging inmates. Renovation of the central kitchen; Development of special diets.
ACCESSION #
3831867

 

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