gerontologist


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gerontologist

 [jer″on-tol´o-jist]
a health care provider specializing in gerontology.

ger·on·tol·o·gist

(jer'on-tol'ŏ-jist),
One who specializes in gerontology.

ger·on·tol·o·gist

(jer'ŏn-tol'ŏ-jist)
One who specializes in gerontology.
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It is the job of the gerontologist to lift these experienced, wise minds out of the rut that they are falling into and give them a new perspective towards the life they still have ahead of them.
A gerontologist worth anything in a specific city will know those facilities.
DIAPERS is her variant of a popular mnemonic among gerontologists.
And then, from his experience as a gerontologist, he offered the following interpretation of my hapless condition: "You're not depressed," he said.
a research gerontologist associated with the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City, describes the lessening functions to which the aging are prone: "Although all of these ailments depend to an extent upon genetic inheritance and may occur at any age to a greater or lesser degree, the most common manifestations are reduced flexibility, slower reflexes, shortness of breath, changes in balance, and discomfort or pain in joints.
Anderson, and Priscilla Walls, "The Investigation and Outcome of Reported Cases of Elder Abuse," The Gerontologist 34 (1994): 123-125.
Just as a cardiologist would do to prevent a heart attack in a patient with high blood pressure and high cholesterol, the neurologist or gerontologist must be able to identify people who are at risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and progressing on to Alzheimer's disease, and treat them prophylactically.
The biomedical gerontologist and chief scientist of a foundation dedicated to longevity research has claimed that within his own lifetime doctors will have all the tools they need to 'cure' ageing.
In a study of 1,000 people age 65 and older, published in the June issue of The Gerontologist, a third used at least one device.
A study published in The Gerontologist shows that nearly three-quarters of 230 homebound elderly people were found to be undereating, i.
Jay Olshansky, a gerontologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago.