Fundamentals of Gerontology in the Contextualization of the Medical Aspects of Health and Disability in Older Adults- Vlog # 3

In this video I give a brief introduction to the field of gerontology and conceptualize gerontology in the context of the medical aspects of health and disability among older adults.


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