Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
Monday, April 21, 2014
...Globalizing Education on Aging
Aging is a multidisciplinary field. This means that the study of aging combines or integrates information from several separate areas of study. Biology, sociology, and psychology are the "core" or basic areas, along with content from many other areas of study such as public policy, humanities, and economics.
Gerontology is the study of the aging processes and individuals as they grow from middle age through later life. It includes: