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ERIC Number: EJ626344
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1079-3917
Aging Phenomena among People with Mental Retardation in Community Residence in Israel.
Lifshitz, Hefziba
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v36 n1 p30-41 Mar 2001
A survey investigated aging in 37 men and 28 women with mental retardation in three age groups: 40-49, 50-59, and 60+ living in group homes and apartments in Israel. Results indicate declines as early as age 40 in physical health. The most common ailment is diabetes, followed by weight problems. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel