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| Published: March 31, 2021

Interpersonal and Financial Adjustment of Elderly

Mr. Nitin A. Cholvekar

Research Scholar, Department of Social Work, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. V. B. Pai

Professor (Rtd) Department of Social Work, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.161/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.161

ABSTRACT

About 100 million elderly are living in India. Every tenth person in the country has crossed the age of sixty years. Increasing aging humanity demands care and support during their period of debility. The aging itself demands adjustment. Elderly tends to face adjustment problems in different areas. The level of adjustment among elderly may vary with their living pattern. Among several areas of adjustment their financial and interpersonal adjustment is important as they may affect their level of relationship with the surroundings. Hence, an attempt was made to understand the level of interpersonal relations adjustment and financial adjustment of the elderly. Study considered 132 sample, consists of male and female, reliable and validated standardized scale was used to determine the adjustment and the score so obtained was analyzed with correlated with different pattern of living of elderly.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.161/20210901

10.25215/0901.161

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021