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How the Maine Approach Was Born, An Excerpt from Alone and Invisible No More

How the Maine Approach Was Born, An Excerpt from Alone and Invisible No More

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The following excerpt is from Alone and Invisible No More: How Grassroots Community Action and 21st Century Technologies Can Empower Elders to Stay in Their Homes and Lead Healthier, Happier Lives by Allan S. Teel, MD (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2011).
The following excerpt is from Alone and Invisible No More: How Grassroots Community Action and 21st Century Technologies Can Empower Elders to Stay in Their Homes and Lead Healthier, Happier Lives by Allan S. Teel, MD (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2011).

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