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addaword.gifdefinition of environmental gerontology

noun
the study of how the environment affects the quality of life of the elderly, with the purpose of identifying how town planning and infrastructure can take into account the needs of an increasingly ageing population
Submitted by: Sue from United Kingdom on 20/07/2010 15:24:00
Definition of environmental gerontology from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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