| Published: September 30, 2021
Social Health Aspects of Elderly: A Study with Special Reference to Kottayam District
The aging process is of course a biological reality that has its own dynamic, largely beyond human control. This study examining one of the dimensions of quality of life called health. This quantitative study conducted in the Kottayam district. There are 6 municipalities in the Kottayam district and two of them were selected for the study. 50 respondents were selected through systematic random sampling in probability sampling. An interview schedule was the instrument used for collecting data from the selected sample. The study resulted that the elderly wants more family support in social health and social problems. They are unsatisfied in interpersonal relationships and failed to maintain social relationships. This study concluded that there is a strong relationship between health aspects and social support.
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© 2021, Abraham A., Tom F. & Arjunraj R. D.
Received: June 20, 2021; Revision Received: September 20, 2021; Accepted: September 30, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021