Older People Quality of Life Evaluation

Eris Dhamo, Nevila Koҫollari (Furxhiu)


Lately world well-known problem, ageing population is starting to turn into an issue for our country, Albania, as Europe is dealing with it years go. In Albania the number of elderly is increasing by about 2 % per year and the various culture and social problems facing society are burdening elderly situation. Changes from one regime to another are accompanied with change of life rhythm, change of family structure, culture differences and perception on how thinks should be. This study has its main focus on testing elderly quality of live in Tirana, as a forgoing study assessing the quality of life of older people across the Albania country. Quality of life of older people in Tirana result low and this brings the need for more attention to the elderly issue. Orientations of all academics and policymakers are focusing towards identifying effective elements and mechanisms to improve the situation of the elderly.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n13p385

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