| Published: February 15, 2019
Problems of Elderly Living in Senior Care Homes for the Aged
Ageing represents the growth of changes in a human being over time, contiguous physical, Psychological and social changes. Objective: The study an attempt to examine problems of elderly living in senior care homes for the aged. Sample: A sample of 160 living in senior care home for elderly men and women at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh from the age groups of 60-70 years were drawn by using a multi-stage random sampling technique. Tools: be used Personal Data Form (PDF) was used to seek information on relevant sociodemographic characteristics. Problem inventory by Ramamurti (1999) was used to assess health, emotional, financial, social and familial areas of the residence living in senior care homes. Conclusion: The data on problems of older adult residents highlights the need for planning of interventions in promoting active and healthy aging. The outcome of the study highlights the need for community awareness programmes for elderly and their families in promoting mental health in residents.
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© 2019 Suresh. K., Maheswar. S., & Reddy. L.R.
Received: January 11, 2019; Revision Received: February 09, 2019; Accepted: February 15, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019