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Social Work 451: HBSE I: Human Development: Late Life

Guide to library resources for Summer 2017 course

Suggestions from Syllabus

  • Dementia
  • Hospice care
  • Medicare/social security
  • Bereavement 

Search Suggestions

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 

Remember, research is a process!  If you need any help, feel free to email me at cheshire@illinois.edu! 

Suggested Database