THE ELDERLY`S LIVING SITUATION IN CAMBODIA: THE CASE OF POPULATION AGED 60+ IN VEAL COMMUNE, PURSAT PROVINCE
KAMBOÇYA'DA YAŞLILAR YAŞAM DURUMU: NÜFUSUN OLGUSU 60+ VEAL KOMÜNÜ, PURSAT EYALETİ

Author : Rathny Suy -- Chhay LEAKSMY - Chakriya CHOUN - Sokchan OK
Number of pages : 529-540

Abstract

This study is intended to describe the background of the elderly`s living situation in Cambodia. This study selected 15 respondents in each village. Therefore, this study was employed 135 elderly people aged 60 years old and over who was part of the research area. The quantitative data were conducted on samples through a questionnaire in dealing with interview. This study is designed to find the living situation of the elderly, and aimed to describe only the frequency of the health status, social support, and activities of daily living among elderly people in Veal Commune, Pursat Province, Cambodia. As the results, elderly people in Veal commune, Pursat province are facing multiple sources of vulnerability; these include low incomes, health problems, and social isolation. Therefore, elderly people need care and support. To be suggestive, policies for the elderly should take an inclusive and interactional approach, and collaboration between the various stakeholders involved in assisting the elderly is necessary in order to better improve their situation. Keywords: the Elderly people, Health Status, Social Support, Activities of daily living

Keywords

the Elderly People, Health Status, Social Support, Activities of Daily Living

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