Background information: Gerontology information resources

Dictionaries and terminology

  • Dictionary of gerontology  [print]
  • Death dictionary: over 5,500 clinical, legal, literary and vernacular terms  [print]


  • Encyclopedia of aging  [print or online]
  • The encyclopedia of elder care: the comprehensive resource on geriatric and social care  [print or online]
  • Encyclopedia of gerontology [print or online]
  • Encyclopedia of health and aging [print or online]
  • The Gale encyclopedia of senior health: a guide for seniors and their caregivers [print or online]
  • Macmillan encyclopedia of death and dying  [print or online]