Dr. Kate de Medeiros is Associate Professor of Gerontology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA. De Medeiros earned her PhD in gerontology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her research has been funded by agencies such as the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Aging, and the Alzheimer's Association.
This compact, focused guide is perfect for students and others new to the field of gerontology. Features include further reading for each chapter, a glossary of key terms, and tables that provide easy reference points.