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Aging

The process of investigating a company's accounts receivable according to how long individual invoices have been outstanding. Analysts can use aging to identify bad debt and/or problems with the company's credit policy.

aging

A technique for evaluating the composition of a firm's accounts receivables to determine whether irregularities exist. It is carried out by grouping a firm's accounts receivables according to the length of time accounts have been outstanding. For example, a financial analyst may use aging to determine whether a firm carries many overdue debtors that may never pay their bills.
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Practitioners who have not had some sort of broad-based gerontology education are not likely to be knowledgeable about this patient population and the issues that impact their care.
Sheldon at the Royal Hospital, Wolverhampton, in 1945-47, the well-known sociological studies of East London by Peter Willmott and Michael Young and by Peter Townsend in the 1950s, the interview-based study by Paul Thompson, Catherine Itzin, and Michel Abendstern of South London in the 1980s, and the Mass Observation study of old age at the University of Sussex in the 1990s, Thus, in an aspect of the book that should prove very influential, she historicizes the major studies that contributed to British gerontology.
Intriguingly, the same sorts of aspects have been recently brought out in two important articles that appear outside the literature of gerontology per se.
In addition, the results of the quizzes can be used in a variety of ways including stimulating group discussion, identifying misconceptions about aging, indirectly measuring bias toward the aged, and evaluating the effectiveness of training in gerontology (Palmore, 1981).
The World Health Organisation, the International Institute of Ageing of United Nations, the International Association of Gerontology and the International Association of Psychogeriatrics supported the initiative of the EAMA.
Peri said attitudes among senior gerontology nurses and clinical managers needed to change for sharing stories to become part of care, she said.
We opened a Gerontology Center within the Ardager house for elders, however the center needs investments.
Gerontology Solutions, whose key personnel are Chinese-born biotechnology innovators, has won plaudits for its work from a number of celebrated luminaries within the life-sciences industry.
Participants were asked to write the reason for their first and last choices of nursing work areas, why they ranked gerontology where they ranked it, why (or why not) they liked working with adults over 65, and if there were any factors that would help increase their interest in gerontology.
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This is the sixth edition of a medical textbook on geriatric medicine and gerontology first published in 1985.
It is important to keep in mind that these protective findings are in-vitro, meaning in cell cultures," said lead author Gennady Ermak, research associate professor at the USC Davis School of Gerontology.