What is Gerontology?

One question that we’re asked the most is, “What is Gerontology?” According to the Institute of Gerontology Gerontology is the study of aging and older adults. The science of gerontology has evolved as longevity has improved. Researchers in this field are diverse and are trained in areas such as physiology, social science, psychology, public health, and policy. A more complete… Read more »

Right to Die Law Passes in California

Physician assisted suicide, aid in dying, death with dignity, end-of-life options or right to die…call it what you will but California has now become the fifth state to allow terminally ill individuals the right to end their lives legally. Governor Jerry Brown signed this monumental legislation on October 5, 2015 after reflecting on what he would want in the face… Read more »

Aging Baby Boomers and the Impact on Our Future

Capturing the essence of an entire generation is a challenging task. On an individual level, there are too many exceptions. But so long as we look from a distance, the descriptions apply. A life modeled after what they remember as having the most merit: a stable home, a decent job, a loving wife… and kids. These were their goals, the… Read more »