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Alzheimer's in the Family

Date Submitted: 12/28/2004 12:58:45
Category: / Social Sciences
Length: 6 pages (1685 words)
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This paper was done for a Drugs and aging class. I was to pick a social issue which I have had some connection to and reflect on it. I was to include at least 3 references with my paper. My topic was on my experiences with an uncle who has Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's in the Family Everyone has to face the prospects of a number of health risks with increasing age. Changes in vision, hearing and sensitivity …

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