Gerontechnology
Gerontechnology is an interdisciplinary academic and professional field combining gerontology and technology. Sustainability of an ageing society depends upon our effectiveness in creating technologic...
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Aging and Mental Health (journal)
Aging & Mental Health is a peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal published by Routledge covering research on the relationship between the aging process and mental health. The editors-in-chief a...
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Frailty syndrome
Frailty is a common geriatric syndrome that embodies an elevated risk of catastrophic declines in health and function among older adults. Frailty is a condition associated with ageing, and it has been...
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Mortality displacement
Mortality displacement denotes a temporal or temporary increase in the rate of mortality in a given population, usually attributable to environmental phenomena such as heat waves or cold spells.During...
SENS Research Foundation
The SENS Research Foundation (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence Research Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization co-founded by Michael Kope, Aubrey de Grey, Jeff Hall, Sarah M...
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British Longevity Society
British Longevity Society (BLS) is a non-profit organisation based in the United Kingdom, dedicated at informing the general public about developments in the fields of biogerontology, ageing and life ...
Senescence
Senescence (/sɪˈnɛsəns/) (from Latin: senescere, meaning "to grow old", from senex) or biological aging (also spelled biological ageing) is the gradual deterioration of function characteristic of ...
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Gerontology Research Group
The Gerontology Research Group (GRG) is a global group of researchers in various fields that is known for verifying and tracking supercentenarians, or people who are at least 110 years old. The group ...
Gérard Cuny
Gérard Cuny (born 1925 - died 26 December 1996) was a French gerontologist.
Gérard Cuny completed his secondary school and his medical studies in Nancy. He began as an extern in 1946 and in 1950 h...
Sexually active life expectancy
Sexually active life expectancy is the average number of years remaining for a person to be sexually active. This population-based indicator extends the concept of health expectancy to the measure of ...
Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care is an American-based multinational network of franchises specializing in non-medical in-home care for the elderly, in support of aging in place. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebras...
Grandmother hypothesis
The grandmother hypothesis is a theory to explain the existence of menopause, rare in mammal species, in human life history and how a long post-fertile period (up to one third of a woman's lifespan) c...
Ending Aging
Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs that Could Reverse Human Aging in Our Lifetime is a 2007 book written by Aubrey de Grey, a biomedical gerontologist, with his research assistant Michael Ra...
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Gerontology
Gerontology (from the Greek γέρων, geron, "old man" and -λογία, -logia, "study of"; coined by Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov in 1903) is the study of the social, psychological, cognitive and biological aspects...
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever (Rodale Books, ISBN 1-57954-954-3), published in 2004, is a book authored by Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman. The basic premise of the book is that i...
Pregnancy over age 50
Pregnancy over age 50 has, over recent years, become more possible for women, due to recent advances in assisted reproductive technology, in particular egg donation. Typically, a woman's fecundity end...
Telomerase
Telomerase also called telomere terminal transferase is a ribonucleoprotein that is an enzyme that adds DNA sequence repeats (the exact pattern is "TTAGGG" in all vertebrates including humans -- for m...
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Okinawa Centenarian Study
The Okinawa Centenarian Study is a study of the elderly people of Okinawa, Japan. The study, funded by Japan's ministry of health, is the largest of its kind ever carried out. Over the years, the scie...
SAGE KE
The Science of Aging Knowledge Environment (SAGE KE) was an online scientific resource provided by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
The American Association for the ...
Biogerontology
Gerontology (from the Greek γέρων, geron, "old man" and -λογία, -logia, "study of"; coined by Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov in 1903) is the study of the social, psychological, cognitive and biological aspects...
Slow ageing
Slow ageing is a scientifically-backed and distinct approach to successful aging, advocating a personal and wholly encompassing positive choice to the process of ageing. Established as part of the bro...
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Reliability theory of aging and longevity
Reliability theory of aging and longevity is a scientific approach aimed to gain theoretical insights into mechanisms of biological aging and species survival patterns by applying a general theory of ...
Calcutta Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology
The Calcutta Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology is a non-profit, voluntary organisation involved in research, publication, training, and service programs in gerontology. It is located in Kolkata, I...
German Ageing Survey
The German Ageing Survey (DEAS) is a main source of information about ageing and old age as a stage of life in Germany. It is a nationally representative, cross-sectional and longitudinal survey of pe...