Gerontology

Gerontology - the branch of science studying the regularities of aging of the man and animals. One of the main tasks of gerontology - increase of life expectancy of the person. Gerontology is the theoretical basis geriatrics.

Social gerontology

  • Introduction
  • SECTION I. PROFESSION AND AGING MAN
    Chapter 1. Socio-demographic characteristics of the occupational health and ageing of the working population.
  • General provisions
  • The definition. The criteria. The sources. Methods
  • Demographic characteristics of the employment opportunities of the population and their use
  • Indicators age of professional groups
  • Chapter 2. Physiological-hygienic characteristics of professional performance.
  • General provisions
  • Psycho-physiological aspects of health
  • Social-hygienic parameters of age health
  • Peculiarities of labor activities and the complex characteristics of the health of persons of pre-pension and pension age
  • Chapter 3. Primary prevention of early professional ageing and labour organization older persons of working and retirement age.
  • Socio-economic basis
  • Hygienic bases
  • Medical-organizational basis
  • The role of physical activity in maintaining the health of people of the older workers ages
  • Professional reorientation and rehabilitation in pre-pension and pension age
  • Literature
    SECTION II. NUTRITION AND HEALTH OF AN AGING PERSON.
    Chapter 4. Aging and nutrition
    Chapter 5. Features of actual nutrition and health in old age
  • General comments
  • The actual nutrition of elderly and old people
  • Communication actual nutrition and health of the elderly and old age
  • Chapter 6. The directional influence of nutrition on health indicators
    SECTION III. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT AND ACTIVE LONGEVITY OF THE POPULATION
    Chapter 7. Geography and dynamics of the longevity of the population
  • The problem of longevity and methodology of the study
  • Modern features and indicators of longevity of the population in different countries of the world
  • The main causes of death of the older population and their evolution
  • Differences in levels of longevity of men and women
  • Sanitary and statistical aspects of forecasting prolongation of life of the population
  • Social conditions improve longevity of the population
  • Chapter 8. Health and living conditions of centenarians
  • Methodological issues of health study of centenarians
  • Health features of centenarians in some republics
  • Health features of centenarians in some economic-geographical zones of the Ukrainian SSR
  • The dependence of the health of centenarians from the conditions and way of their life
  • Chapter 9. The role of social and biological factors in shaping the health of centenarians
  • The technique of estimation of factors of health and longevity
  • Social and biological health of centenarians
  • The influence of some biological factors on the overall level of health of centenarians
  • The influence of heredity and social factors on health of centenarians
  • Literature
    SECTION IV. SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT AND ACTIVE LONGEVITY OF THE POPULATION
    Chapter 10. Medical-social services to elderly and senile age.
  • General issues of organization of geriatric care
  • Outpatient geriatric institution
  • Day geriatric hospital
  • Inpatient geriatric assistance
  • Rehabilitation treatment
  • Houses-boarding schools
  • Consumer services of the population of elderly and senile age
  • Chapter 11. Housing and accommodation of the elderly.
  • General provisions
  • Factors influencing the choice of the type of dwelling for the elderly
  • Distribution and types of dwellings for the elderly
  • Literature
  • Conclusion