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For shipping to AK, HI, or PR, add $21.95. **Tax Information Please include applicable sales tax. They might overcharge for the number of hours actually worked or fail to show up at a scheduled time. Ct. 2012), reargument denied (July 18, 2012), appeal denied, 63 A.3d 1248 (Pa. 2013) This publication is not intended as legal or tax advice. The Older Americans Act designated the ombudsman as the individual whose mission it is to protect the rights of residents of assisted living residences and nursing facilities.

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition (May 9, 2002)

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