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A guide to tools and resources on the topic of Aging


Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for aging and related concepts:


     80 and over
     Frail Elderly


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     Mentally Ill Persons
     Visually Impaired Persons

EBSCO Databases

This bibliographic database makes essential age-related content readily available for researchers of gerontology. This resource includes bibliographic records covering psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to geriatric studies.

This resource indexes the following journals and more:

  • Age

  • Age and Aging

  • Aging Clinical & Experimental Research

  • American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

  • Neurobiology of Aging

  • Journals of Gerontology Series

  • Experimental Gerontology

This resource focuses on the population aged 50 and over on issues of aging and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics and public policy. 

Ageline provides citations for:

  • Book Chapters
  • Monographs
  • Journals
  • Reports