Gerontologists improve the quality of life of Seniors, as they age, through research, education and application of interdisciplinary knowledge of the aging process.
Gerontology is the study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of persons as they age within their families, communities and societies.
Gerontology researcher and speaker defines ageism and presents information and studies to provide examples of ageism in the workplace and society in America.
When music is combined with aerobic exercise, known as Movement Therapy, it stimulates the hippocampus, improves memory, motor function, language and emotions.
Active Aging research shows dancing reduces risk of dementia and improves the hippocampus, telomeres, dexterity, memory, balance, organ function and muscle growth.
Active seniors who regularly achieve 60% MHR for 45 min. through aerobic exercise improve their Telomeres, memory retention, and reduce risk of dementia and Alzheimers.
Staying active and exercising over 50 will create new brain cells in the hippocampus which increases flows of blood, oxygen and nutrients and improves aging telomeres.
Certified Gerontologist discusses scientific research associated with chronic stress in seniors, increased cortisol, and its effects on memory and the aging brain.
Gerontology journal blog post examining the definition of Aging in Place and, an overview of aging research as it relates to perception, stereotypes, ageism and how it affects positive aging.