The OGEC Resource Center is a geronotology-focused membership library housed at Portland State University's Institute on Aging. The library contains instructional DVDs, videos, CDs, books, games, bibliographies, and other instructional materials.
Training materials are available for all topics that might serve Oregon's continuing education requirements in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology. Subjects are based on The Thesaurus of Aging Terminology, 8th ed., c2005, a controlled vocabulary of subject terms used to index materials cited in the AgeLine Database.
Example subjects include:
- Chronically Ill
- Gerontological Research
- Health Promotion
- National Health Insurance
- Palliative Care
- Racial and Ethnic Differences
- Staffing Levels
One can use the materials in the OGEC Resource Center by obtaining a free membership. Please see the Membership page to sign up.