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Social Work and Aging

About This Guide

This guide is designed to help you find research and resources applicable to working with an aging population.

Please feel free to contact me if you would like research assistance.  My contact information is in the far, right-hand box.

Search Tip: Common Keywords in Aging Research

Aging research is a multidisciplinary field, and a variety of key terms are utilized.  Here are some examples that you can apply to searching for information:

aging, elderly, gerontology, older adults, older people, seniors

disability, chronic conditions, chronic illnesses

functional status, functional impairment, longevity

The Finding Books tab also has some suggested subject words for searching the Library Catalog.

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