QUALITY OF LIFE MODEL FOR WELLBEING IN ELDERLY PERSON IN RANONG, THAILAND
There are several elements that cause a better quality of life however, financial security, health, job satisfaction, safety, and family life are the major elements that increase the quality of life of people. Quality of life of a person, with the passage of time, demands a change in priorities of the major elements that increase the quality of life of people. Hence, quality of life in elderly persons requires certain attention for their social, financial, and health satisfaction. A survey was conducted aiming to collect primary data for the achievement of the results of the present study. Hence, 340 elderly persons without gender discrimination were the respondents of the present study. Received primary data from the respondents were analyzed by using Partial Least Square (PLS) to obtain results. It is concluded that support from government policies and local organizations, plays a significant role in making the better physical health of elderly persons and their quality of life. Because the physical health of an elderly person has a direct relationship with the quality of life of the person. The present study helps concerned authorities in government and local organizations to make their policies that can bring desirable outcomes particularly regarding the quality of life of elderly persons in Ranong, Thailand.
Wellbeing, local organizations, physical health, quality of life, elderly person