Welcome to the website of the Chair of Rehabilitative Gerontology!
Gerontology is the science of the biological, psychological, and sociological phenomena associated with age and aging. The term "age" describes a condition and is usually used in relation to the phase of life in old age. "Aging" describes the process of aging and associated mechanisms.
Gerontology focuses on the everyday life of aging people and their relatives. Gerontology is an interdisciplinary field that combines perspectives from rehabilitation science, psychology, medicine, pedagogy, social sciences and biology.