TITLE

Robert Taylor Memorial Address: Healthy ageing by optimising your chances of staying in the community

AUTHOR(S)
Weatherall, M.
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Australian & New Zealand Continence Journal;Summer2015, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents an abstract on the optimisation of older people's chances of staying in the community through healthy ageing.
ACCESSION #
111319152

 

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