The Gerontologist

The Gerontologist, published since 1961, is a bimonthly journal (first issue in February) of The Gerontological Society of America that provides a multidisciplinary perspective on human aging through the publication of research and analysis in gerontology, including social policy, program development, and service delivery.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Website
http://gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/
Impact factor
2.315 (2011)

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Health

New data reveal aging experiences of LGBT Americans

A new supplemental issue of the journal The Gerontologist presents the findings of the largest national survey to date focused on the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain training may help keep seniors on the road

Older adults who participate in training designed to improve cognitive ability are more likely to continue driving over the next 10 years than those who do not, according to health researchers.

Health

GIS mapping aims to improve health care access for older adults

With a growing aging population in South Florida, a University of Miami geographer who specializes in public health teamed up with geriatricians and other geographers to conduct the first age-adjusted analysis of socially ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physical activity in dementia

It has been recognised for over 60 years that regular physical activity provides health benefits. Our bodies are designed to be stimulated by physical exertion. Fitness is associated with lower all-cause mortality, along ...

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