Quality of life, health and environment in older adults

Nursing house stress aging assessment

  • Hari Purnomo Universitas Islam Indonesia, Industrial Engineering Department, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Ayudyah Eka Apsari Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Anindya Agripina Hadyanawati Universitas Islam Indonesia, Industrial Engineering Department, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: elderly, environment, nursing house, quality of life, stress aging

Abstract

There are 20.24 million elderly in Indonesia or 8.03% of the total population. Increasing age will cause a decline in psychic, physical abilities and suffer from various diseases. The speed of the aging process depends on heredity and external factors that damage the fitness and health of the body. Some perceptions assume that the age of the elderly is the age of labile moments indicated by perceptions that include hope, feeling control and emotional responses. Based on these elderly problems. The subjects and objects of this study were elderly who lived in nursing homes in Central Java and Yogyakarta with an age range of 60-90 years. The research data was obtained participatory by distributing questionnaires and open interviews conducted to caregivers, administrators, and the elderly themselves. The results showed that the environmental conditions, health conditions, and quality of life of the elderly had a significant influence on stress aging. But different things happen when viewed from each variable. The quality of life of the elderly has a significant effect on the significance value of 0.001. Environmental conditions and health conditions do not affect the level of stress with the significance value of 0.203 and 0.813.

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Published
2019-04-22
How to Cite
Purnomo, H., Apsari, A. E., & Hadyanawati, A. A. (2019). Quality of life, health and environment in older adults. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 3(1), 134-142. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijssh.v3n1.272
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