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.
While it is likely that financial planners are going to receive more questions about senior housing and it is possible that having information readily available could be helpful, Luker says it is more likely that they will work with a gerontologist
to assess what kind of care a senior citizen needs.
About 18 percent experienced sexual or physical abuse, and 22 percent were the victims of psychological abuse (including severe verbal threats), according to the February 2007 issue of The Gerontologist
. Women who said their partners controlled their behavior had experienced such psychological abuse for an average of 10 years.
THE PERSONAL TOUCH: Frank Congemi, a registered financial gerontologist
in Forest Hills, N.Y., and Deerfield Beach, Fla., said the Web has its place in retirement planning, "but it won't replace old things like face-to-face interaction with clients....
Brian Garavaglia, PhD, is a long-term care administrator based in Michigan, and a gerontologist
specializing in dementia and addictions in older adults.
The new findings show that physicians and family members need to address the social and practical needs of elderly people whose spouses develop disabling illnesses, notes gerontologist
According to Sharon Roberts, RN, BSN, NHA, MA, a gerontologist
with the Lake County Health Department in Waukegan, Ill., older people with dementia experience visual deficits that accompany aging as well as greater incidences of eye diseases that further impair vision.
Lucia and Haiti; Betty Havens, Winnipeg, Gerontologist
, Professor and senior scholar at the University of Manitoba, consultant to national and international organizations and former president of the Canadian Association on Gerontology;
As a gerontologist
now specializing in research on ageism, I was particularly offended by the ageist paraphrase of Isaac Asimov that appeared in Michael L.
"Ask, don't tell," said John Migliaccio, an applied gerontologist
and president of Maturity Mark Services in White Plains, N.Y.
Leng, who is a gerontologist
at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.
Besides making sure you can afford to bow out early, David Demko, a gerontologist
and editor in chief of Age Venture News Service, says employees should also prepare psychologically for retirement.