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Care practice and health level of elderly in care centre: enhance digital lifestyle

Rahman, S. N. H. A. and Boharib, M. and Jima’ain, M. T. A. and Mohamad, A. M. and Hehsan, A. and Rosman, A. S. and Muhamad, N. H. N. and Haron, Z. (2019) Care practice and health level of elderly in care centre: enhance digital lifestyle. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8 (2). ISSN 2277-3878


Official URL: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.35940/ijrte.B1058.0982S91...


One of the issues faced by the senior citizens is inherited from the society’s lifestyle which is less active physically, or not active at all. Retirement causes the problems amongst senior citizen more notable as it makes them not physically active anymore. Lifestyle is important in going through their daily life from health aspects, shelter, social life and many more. The aim of this research is focused on the founding of senior citizens’ lifestyle in order to identify their lifestyle, their care practices on their health, and their overall health level as well as views on elderly care center. This research used qualitative and quantitative methodology by distributing questionnaire forms and interviews with a few of respondents in the elderly care center. In summary, these results show that 73.3 percent of respondents have decent health level, but 26.7 percent of respondents have health issues. This research also found that 93.4 percent of the senior citizens prefer to live in an elderly care center compared to living with their own family. Researchers have found that exercises and physical activities can lead to an increase of senior citizens’ health level for those who aged 70 and above.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:elderly, health, lifestyle
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:89396
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:09 Feb 2021 12:27
Last Modified:09 Feb 2021 12:27

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