Working with Older People: Volume 26 Issue 4

Practical approaches to work, leisure, lifestyle and learning


Table of contents

Broadcasting, through TV, social services information to older persons

Telmo Silva

The purpose of this paper is to depict the field trial to evaluate the usability and usefulness of an Interactive TV platform that aims to promote the info-inclusion and quality…

Evaluating inconsistency in health responses: evidence from elderly in India

Dona Ghosh

This paper explored the reliability of self-reported health and the impact of the social position in determining the inconsistent health response (IHR), in late life. Reliability…

What determines the willingness of older Polish employees to learn?

Karolina Pawłowska-Cyprysiak, Katarzyna Hildt-Ciupińska

The issue of educational activity of elderly people is very important. It is an area not only closely related to the productivity of the employees in the company and their…

Ageing in the unusual times and adapting to the new normal – an Indian perspective

Munmun Ghosh

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way of our living. Social and physical distancing has become an inevitable part of our life. Although the younger counterpart can adapt to…

Classifying elders neglect, insult and abuse through financial hardship and physical health

Naval Bajpai, Kushagra Kulshreshtha, Prince Dubey, Gunjan Sharma

Aging has detrimental effects on elders due to their physical health and financial hardship. Elders face neglect, insult and abuse in society due to causes related to physical…

COVID-19 outbreak in India: age-wise analysis of patients

Rajan Kumar

The purpose of this paper is to indicate the current situation of the COVID-19 outbreak in India, the world's second-most populous country. India reported its first COVID-19 case…

Differentials and predictors of hospitalisation among the elderly people in India: evidence from 75th round of National Sample Survey (2017-2018)

Saddaf Naaz Akhtar, Nandita Saikia

There is limited evidence on the determinants of hospitalisation and its causes in India. This study aims to examine the differential in the hospitalisation rates and its…

Effect of second wave COVID 19 pandemic on anxiety level of senior citizens: a case study

Ajay Kumar Behera

The purpose of this study is to explore the effect on distress of senior citizen’s anxiety levels in quarantine during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. This is a descriptive…

Family caregivers’ experiences of providing care for hospitalized older people with a tracheostomy: a phenomenological study

Watchara Tabootwong, Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen, Pornchai Jullamate, Edwin Rosenberg, Hannele Turunen

The purpose of this paper is to describe family caregivers’ experiences of providing care for older people with a tracheostomy during hospitalization.

Life under COVID-19 lockdown: an experience of old age people in India

Anuj Kumar, Nishu Ayedee

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the pain and suffering of elderly age people during the COVID-19 lockdown. It was an unpleasant experience for old age people.

Loneliness and psychological well-being among community-dwelling elderly people: the mediating role of death anxiety

N. Sreelekha, Surendra Kumar Sia

The present study aims to investigate the relationship between loneliness and psychological well-being and examine whether death anxiety mediates the association between…

Mental health status and factors related on mental health status of the older adults living alone

Sarinrut Juntapim, Ampornpun Theranut

This study aims to describe the mental health status and factors related to the mental health status of older adults living alone.

Attitudes toward and willingness to work with older people and its predicting factor among medical science students in Iran

Fatemeh Rashidi, Arman Azadi

As the aging population increases steadily, the demands for specialized nurses and geriatricians willing to work in geriatric settings will probably explode. Accordingly, the…

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