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The study of aging and the aged. divides groups up into young aged (65-75) middle aged (75-85) and elder aged (85+).
A variety of topics are focused on, including living conditions, mental ans physical health (everyday tasks being performe). And even sexuallity (for reference watch "Sitll Doing It:The Intimate Lives of Women Over 65"). And a side note, although much of the elder population thinks they suffer from alzheimer's disease only about 3-5% do. Your long term memory actuallcy increases as you get older, it is you short term memory that decreases.
by Dustin April 03, 2005
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Man's greatest invention, brain bleach removes bad memories and general DO NOT WANT moments. Every household should have a few gallons.
1: Dude, I just walked in on my parents.
2: Have some Brain Bleach!
by Andikun November 06, 2007
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