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Successful Aging

Liz Kendall, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.
Share DeCroix Bane, Ph.D.

Co-Project Directors:
Linda M. Breytspraak, Ph.D.
Burton Halpert, Ph.D

Site Administrator:
Lois Fitzpatrick, M.A.

Aging Consultant:
Jack Sigler, M.A.

This section is a cooperative effort of the Center on Aging Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and University of Missouri Outreach and Extension. We are grateful to the University of Missouri Outreach and Extension Elderly-Focused Base Program Team for their support and guidance. Our special thanks to team members Beverly Pfeiffer, Katherine (Kitty) Weber, Elizabeth (Betty) Reinsch, and Ruth Pirch for their review and feedback throughout this project.


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