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Advances in Gerontology

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 315–319 | Cite as

Aging, health, and active longevity: Semantic context of references to them in social networks

  • I. A. Grigoryeva
  • A. S. Bikkulov
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Abstract

Traditional media play a large role in shaping the image of the elderly as weak and sick members of society, while the gerontologists say the health of the elderly is quite specific. In a study of the views of the Internet audience, we tried to find out what this IT-competent part of society thinks about aging and what meanings they associate with aging and active longevity.

Keywords

aging the elderly health gerontology Internet research 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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