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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. The study of aging and related decline.
2. The study of a species approaching extinction.
From Greek gerat- (old age) + -logy (study). Earliest documented use: 1884.
“She found herself working toward a degree in home economics, with a concentration in consumer services. She minored in geratology and has combined the disciplines to specialize in helping the elderly receive the products and services they need.”
Randy Gleason; ISU Degree at Long Last for ‘Old Gal’; Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois); May 8, 1993.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Having been unable to strengthen justice, we have justified strength. -Blaise Pascal, philosopher and mathematician (19 Jun 1623-1662)