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Professional hope in working with older adults terry koenig university of kansas richard spano university of kansas follow this and additional works at :. Working with older adults: predictors of attitudes towards ageing in psychology and social work students, faculty, and practitioners. The pendulum is swinging among older adults when it comes to work — more are staying longer on the job, or returning to the workforce after.
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