GEROCOMY By N., Sam M.S. - 31 the term that is used to describe the medical care needed for aging people. See geriatrics. GEROCOMY: "Gerocomy deals with older people's medical care." Related Psychology Terms FAMILY CARE Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION ANTISOCIAL REACTION GERIATRICS Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population OVERPROTECTION (“Momlsm”) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GEROCOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gerocomy/ (accessed June 27, 2022).