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Nine Principles of Active Aging


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31. Rogers, K., & Van Norman, K. (2011). The Case for Engagement: A Metric with Meaning for the Active-Aging Industry (ICAA Engagement Work Group discussion summary). International Council on Active Aging white paper. Available at www.icaa.cc/business/whitepapers/engagementstatement.pdf.


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