A study to evaluate the quality of life among the elderly people in selected areas of badrachalm
B Rajesh and Dr. Gajanand R Wale
This study aimed to assess the Quality of life among Senior Citizens in selected areas of Bhadrachalm. The purpose of the study is to assess the quality of life among senior citizens and to associate the quality of life of senior citizens with their selected demographic variables.
A quantitative Descriptive research approach was adopted for this study with a descriptive research design. The study was conducted at Badrachalam with a sample of 50, with the age group of 60- 75yrs of age. The non-Probability convenient Sampling technique was adopted. The instruments used to collect the data are Socio-Demographic data and the World Health Organization (WHO) Quality of Life (QOL) -BREF scale. It’s a Standardized tool.
According to the findings, 3% of 50 elderly persons had a bad quality of life, 17% had a middling quality of life, and 30% had a great quality of life. There was a substantial relationship between their quality of life and their education, employment, health condition, NGO programs accessible for financial assistance, medical assistance, and Government programs.
Conclusion: Based on the results, the researcher created a booklet that will assist them in improving their quality of life by following the advice for dealing with change, remaining connected, sleeping, healthy eating, living with loss, and avoiding and controlling issues that develop throughout their old age.