Social relationships in old age


Authors: A. Pokorná;  R. Blažková
Authors‘ workplace: Katedra ošetřovatelství, Lékařská fakulta Masarykovy univerzity, Brno
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2012, 1, č. 1: 24-28
Category: Original Article/Study

Overview

The article is focused on the social relationships of elderly people during the old age and determiners which are in relation to social relationship of old people living in the nursing homes and in natural home enviroment. There is evaluated meaning of the family, missing kind of support and some of specific needs of seniors. There are investigated important determiners of loneliness and the influence of loneliness on the valuableness of growing old. The survey is focused on the analysis and comparison of the results data from questionnaire anonymous inquiry among the elderly from nursing homes and natural home services. The outcomes of the survey showed the diference between the social relationship assesment and evaluation from the senior´s perspective in relation to the place of living.

Key words:
Ageing – old age – social relationship – family in old age – support during the old age – loneliness


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