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6.1: The Concept and Experience of Aging

  • Page ID
    14528
  • Learning Objectives

    1. Define social gerontology.
    2. Distinguish biological aging, psychological aging, and social aging.

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    Because we all want to live into old age, the study of age and aging helps us understand something about ourselves and a stage in the life course we all hope to reach.

    Carl Nenzén Lovén – Grandpa – CC BY 2.0.