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Gerontology

The study of the aged and the aging process. The field is extremely broad and encompasses essentially all aspects of life, physiological, social, psychological, medical economic etc.

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Age Concern - Now Called Age UK -  Maintained by the UK Charity. 3/5
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Aging - Measuring Human Aging - Despite their different backgrounds, researchers who study aging are challenged by the problem of how to measure it. While geological deep time is measured in large-scale epochs and eras, biological aging is calculated in maturational stages within specific life spans. 3/5 

Read more: Aging - Measuring Human Aging - Age, Developmental, Social, Life, Age, Gerontology, Psychology, Geriatrics, and Stages http://medicine.jrank.org/pages/72/Aging-Measuring-human-aging.html#ixzz18C7hhK6E

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Aging Research Centre -  Providing a service that allows researchers in this field to find information that is related to the study of the aging process. We also endeavor to introduce this field to laymen who would like to know more about the research that is being conducted in this field.  4/5
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry – Dedicated to promoting the mental health and well being of older people and improving the care of those with late-life mental disorders.  5/5
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American Society on Ageing - Comprehensive site of Ageing Issues.  5/5  
British Geriatrics Society Homepage  - This is the official web site of the British Geriatrics Society. The purpose of the site is to make available information which would be of use to its members, or any persons or organizations who might have an interest in Geriatric Medicine/ Gerontology and the care of the older person.  3/5
Camberwell Assessment of Need (CAN) - Is an assessment measure, which assesses the health and social needs of people with mental health problems. Versions of the CAN have been developed for four different groups. 3/5
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Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development - National resource for information about aging and as a training ground for future generations of researchers, teachers, practitioners and planners.  4/5
Euthanasia - The Ethics of   3/5
Family Dynamics - From the North Carolina Division of Aging - The Division is using this space to share short articles designed to offer suggestions for families involved in caregiving. We will periodically introduce different articles. The articles are based on the work of the North Carolina Eldercare Coalition and the Division of Aging in 1994, with assistance from the Gerontology Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  3/5
Geriatric Depression Scale - This scale was developed as a basic screening measure for depression in older adults. 3/5
Mental Health American Geriatrics Society (AGS) - The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of close to 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. 3/5
Middle Age Memory Loss: Or Where the Hell Are My Keys? - by Marjorie Dorfman. An Article
National Ageing Research Institute - The National Ageing Research Institute Incorporated was opened in June 1994. Previously it had been known as the National Research Institute of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.  3/5
Our Best Years - for "Midlife Moments" - Mike Bellah features funny, practical, and upbeat articles on mid-life issues, including career changes and the mid-life crisis.  3/5
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The Gerontological Society of America    5/5
Psychology of Aging - There is a certain maturity of judgment about men, things, causes and life generally, that nothing in the world but years can bring, a real wisdom that only age can teach. --G. Stanley Hall, Senescence: The Last Half of Life (1922: p.366) - 3/5
The Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology
University Gazette - FY1 Research - Remiscence Help to Ease Aging.  - An Article.  3/5
 
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Essential Geriatrics (Paperback) - by Henry Woodford (Author)

Lecture Notes on Geriatric Medicine (Lecture Notes) (Paperback)
by Nicholas Coni (Author), Stephen Webster (Author), Claire Nicholl (Author), Jane Wilson (Author) "If the 20th century was the period when the Western World turned grey, it is to be hoped that the 21st century will be the..."

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