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Profiles in gerontology

a biographical dictionary

by W. Andrew Achenbaum

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gerontologists -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Gerontologists -- Biography -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementW. Andrew Achenbaum and Daniel M. Albert ; foreword by Carol Ann Schutz.
      ContributionsAlbert, Daniel M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 A624 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 396 p. ;
      Number of Pages396
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1276382M
      ISBN 100313292744
      LC Control Number95008002

      Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician, or geriatric physician, a physician who specializes in the care of elderly people.. Rather, this decision is determined by Significant diseases: Dementia, arthritis, palliative .   The team, led by associate professor Elizabeth Dugan, also collected a massive amount of local data contained in the report’s separate community profiles. The Gerontology Institute Blog recently spoke with Dugan and two other team members — professor Nina Silverstein and post-doctoral assistant Chae Man (Jay) Lee — about the report.

      The book describes five emerging gerontology-related fields, updates already existing job profiles including salary scales, and includes many new careers and their education requirements. New interviews are replete with advice and job search tips. Gerontology is the scientific study of the processes and problems of aging from all aspects—biologic, clinical, psychologic, sociologic, legal, economic, and political. Geriatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, management, and prevention of medical problems associated with senility and senescence.

        Her new book, Downhill From Here, Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality, examines the perilous state of retirement in the United States. Gerontology Institute Director Len Fishman recently talked with Newman about the dangers facing the pension system, Social Security and other forms of economic support for Americans as they grow older. Profiles Profiles. 0 PROFILES BY NAME BY SUBJECT Loading Search Search the full text of this site. Search our FAQ Knowledge base, book a research appointment, reserve a room, register for an event, ask a question, chat, send comments LibAnswers & LibChat. Loading.


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