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Synonyms for gerontology

the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

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I urge gerontology nurses to be proud of where they work and their roles, to recognise the opportunities for ongoing education, and to seek advice on how they can make gerontology nursing a great career.
We are working on the gerontology sphere since 2013 and there are already some results," said Politi during a meeting of the representatives of Ministry of Health and the Association with the elderly people.
The grant recognizes the quality and productivity of the U-M Geriatrics Center's biogerontology program by the Foundation, which does not solicit proposals but funds highly-promising research in gerontology.
Gerontology Solutions, whose key personnel are Chinese-born biotechnology innovators, has won plaudits for its work from a number of celebrated luminaries within the life-sciences industry.
Participants were asked to write the reason for their first and last choices of nursing work areas, why they ranked gerontology where they ranked it, why (or why not) they liked working with adults over 65, and if there were any factors that would help increase their interest in gerontology.
NANB: Gerontology Gift c/o The Communications Department 165 Regent Street Fredericton, NB, E3B 7B4 Fax: 506-459-2838 Email: nanb@nanb.
This is the sixth edition of a medical textbook on geriatric medicine and gerontology first published in 1985.
It is important to keep in mind that these protective findings are in-vitro, meaning in cell cultures," said lead author Gennady Ermak, research associate professor at the USC Davis School of Gerontology.
Up to 250 delegates from 20 European countries will spend four days in Newcastle and Gateshead for the British Society of Gerontology annual conference.
Recommendations are based on research that included examination of published work and interviews with experts in the fields of education, neuroscience, psychology, gerontology, communications technology, adult literacy, and marketing.
Funding was provided through a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service and administered by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and Generations Together at the University of Pittsburgh.
monographs about the history of old age and gerontology have been written by men and women whose interest in the topic stretches decades.
The Geriatric Health, Education and Research Center consists of 1) the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging, 2) the Clinical Gerontology Service, 3) the Independent Living Services Program, 4) the Southern California Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostic and Treatment Center and 5) the Rancho Family Resource Center.
Specialization is designed to address shortage of professionals with gerontology skills