XIX Glossary

Ageism: Negative stereotypes of older individuals.

Gerontology: The study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of aging.

SPICES tool: Focuses on areas of common problems for aging individuals and can lead to early intervention and treatment.

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