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Winter 2006

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The Silverwire Newsletter is a publication that highlights the work of the UMaine Center on Aging. The topics covered in this edition of the Silverwire Newsletter include new grants to expand work in prescription drug issues and affordable housing, student learning, new professional staff members, the Geriatric Practicum Partnership Program, cultural diversity and grandfamilies, elder abuse, finding better alternatives for providing dementia-related care for people with intellectual disabilities, and plans for PEGs/GOLD sessions in the spring.


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