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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Salk institute to establish world-class consortium to study cellular and tissue aging in humans

Salk institute to establish world-class consortium to study cellular and tissue aging in humans

Older adults living in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to experience post-op delirium

Older adults living in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to experience post-op delirium

High extraversion and low neuroticism associated with more physical activity in women

High extraversion and low neuroticism associated with more physical activity in women

Older adults experienced mental health problems during COVID-19 pandemic

Older adults experienced mental health problems during COVID-19 pandemic

Study: Mortality burden of dementia may be greater than previously thought

Study: Mortality burden of dementia may be greater than previously thought

New treatment approach strengthens motor function and muscle of aged mice

New treatment approach strengthens motor function and muscle of aged mice

Study shows exercise induces changes in sweat biomolecule levels

Study shows exercise induces changes in sweat biomolecule levels

Standard risk-adjustment methodologies have been unfairly penalizing CAHs, study suggests

Standard risk-adjustment methodologies have been unfairly penalizing CAHs, study suggests

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

Insights into prevalence, incidence, and impact of COPD in older adults

Insights into prevalence, incidence, and impact of COPD in older adults

American baby boomers have lower cognition scores than earlier generations

American baby boomers have lower cognition scores than earlier generations

COVID-19: Older adults fared better emotionally than younger and middle-aged people

COVID-19: Older adults fared better emotionally than younger and middle-aged people

UGA study looks into feelings of loneliness among older adults during COVID-19

UGA study looks into feelings of loneliness among older adults during COVID-19

Fasting-mimicking diet along with hormone therapy could help treat breast cancer

Fasting-mimicking diet along with hormone therapy could help treat breast cancer

Study examines if Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias affect delirium severity

Study examines if Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias affect delirium severity

Sanders-Brown researchers screen first participant in drug study to prevent early Alzheimer's

Sanders-Brown researchers screen first participant in drug study to prevent early Alzheimer's

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

New framework provides a path for enhanced care in nursing homes during COVID-19 and beyond

New framework provides a path for enhanced care in nursing homes during COVID-19 and beyond

New method helps assess the physical activity of older people

New method helps assess the physical activity of older people

Study: Staring at deep red light can significantly improve declining eyesight

Study: Staring at deep red light can significantly improve declining eyesight