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International Journal of Home Science

2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 3, PART F

Determine the relationship between cognitive abilities and subjective well-being among elderly

Author(s): Jyotsana Maurya and Dr. Kiran UV
Abstract:
Cognitive functioning and Subjective well-being might be those two main aspects that can help in creating policies that may lead people to a contented and independent way of living. Good strategy in this regard would be to start from middle age onward for preventing the causes of complications in later years of life instead of just providing support to elderly people in their in capability. The present study focuses on determine the relationship between cognitive abilities and subjective well-being among elderly. The study was carried out in lucknow. Random sampling technique was fallowed in the present study. The sample for this study comprised of 120 elderly individuals (60 females and 60 males respectively) from urban and semi-urban areas. Cognitive abilities scale: The cognitive abilities scale of elderly was assessed using cognitive abilities scale by Dr. Avishai Antonovsky (1987). Subjective Well-Being scale: The perception of Subjective well-being among elderly was measured using Subjective well-being scale developed by prof. William Pavot. et al. (1997)., The sample of this study were personally and individually contacted and data was obtained through face-to face interview. The positive clearly indicates that more cognitive abilities better will be the subjective well-being among elderly living at various places.
Pages: 336-340  |  203 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jyotsana Maurya and Dr. Kiran UV. Determine the relationship between cognitive abilities and subjective well-being among elderly. International Journal of Home Science. 2016; 2(3): 336-340.
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