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- Plural: secondary agings
- Contrasted to primary aging.
- The act or process of aging is called senescence.
- Aging and Social Gerontology Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “secondary” and “aging” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- activity theory
- continuity theory
- disengagement theory
- life expectancy
- primary aging
- social gerontology
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How to Cite the Definition of Secondary Aging
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “secondary aging.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 20, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/secondary-aging/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
secondary aging. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/secondary-aging/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “secondary aging.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 20, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/secondary-aging/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“secondary aging.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 20 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/secondary-aging/>.