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Word: gerontology

Definition: study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age


Sentences Containing 'gerontology'

Bojan Accetto (4 September 1922, Ljubljana – 26 July 2007) was a Slovenian physician and internal specialist, the founder of gerontology in Slovenia.
He established the institute for gerontology and geriatry.
He was a professor of internal medicine at the Faculty of Medicine and of social gerontology at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana.
Medical sociologists are also interested in the qualitative experiences of patients, often working at the boundaries of public health, social work, demography and gerontology to explore phenomena at the intersection of the social and clinical sciences.
Recent additions to the curricula include programs in insurance, web development, ESL, hotel-restaurant entrepreneurship, human services-gerontology and medical laboratory technician.
The lifespans of those listed as verified have been validated by the Gerontology Research Group.
These are lists of Japanese supercentenarians (people from Japan who have attained the age of at least 110 years), according to the Gerontology Research Group.
This list includes Swiss supercentenarians (people from Switzerland who have attained the age of at least 110 years) whose lifespans have been verified by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).
Those listed as verified have been validated by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group.
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