If you're wanting to research late life, Ageline is a great resource to use (linked to the right).
When developing your search strategy, it is helpful to brainstorm variations or synonyms of the key concepts you're researching. For example, based on the suggestions from your syllabus, if you are researching hospice care, you might try different combinations of the following search terms:
hospice care OR palliative care OR geriatric care
assisted living OR nursing home
You might choose specific ailments, such as: dementia