Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 28, by Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard

By Harvey L. Sterns, Marie A. Bernard

This quantity addresses the extreme have to train group of workers in any respect degrees in gerontology and geriatric medication and within the layout and supply of wellbeing and fitness and social providers. The old improvement of gerontology and geriatric drugs and schooling concerns are rigorously thought of with thoughts for curriculum layout. The authors provide cutting-edge discussions on either gerontology and geriatrics, with implications for destiny examine. The chapters, written by way of seminal figures within the box, deal with the severe want for good proficient college and different execs to: teach new and present school and different execs, teach researches to speed up medical wisdom, offer classes for all scholars that handle life-span/life/cycle improvement and comparable fabrics, offer self-discipline particular classes on getting older, and lots more and plenty extra.

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The term geriatrics was derived from geronte, a group of men over 60 years of age who ran the legislative council (gerocina) of ancient Athens. Multiple national programs in geriatrics have since been created. 27 28 ANNUAL REVIEW OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS • In the 1940s, under the leadership of Malford W. Thewlis and E. Vincent Cowdry, the American Geriatrics Society (1942) was formed. • The Gerontological Society (now the Gerontological Society of America) were formed in 1945. • The modern research-focused development of geriatrics in the United States began with the formation of the Unit on Aging and the gerontology branch and section on aging as part of the National Institutes of Health programs in the late 1940s and early 1950s (Morley & Gammack, 2006).

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