Encyclopedia of Gerontology: Age, Aging, and the Aged (2nd Edition), Volumes 1-2

October 30, 2020
Encyclopedia of Gerontology: Age, Aging, and the Aged (2nd Edition), Volumes 1-2

Since the first edition, the research literature on agingcontinues to expand rapidly, reflecting both the rising interest ofthe scientific community and also the needs of a growing olderpopulation. In the year 1900, persons over 65 years of age were thesmallest portion of developed societies. Today they are emerging asthe largest.Aging is a complex process of change involving influences of abiological, behavioral, social, and environmental nature, all ofwhich are explored in the context of this encyclopedia. The secondedition includes all new articles and wholly new coverage of topicsthat have seen research advances.https://www.sciencedirect.com/referencework/9780123708700/encyclopedia-of-gerontology