APPROACHES AFFECTING QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE ELDERLY IN PHRAYA PRASIT COMMUNITY, DUSIT DISTRICT, BANGKOK
The objective of the current study is to examine the role of status in community and household status of elderly people in quality of life (QOL) in Phraya Prasit Community, Dusit District, and Bangkok, Thailand. A survey is carried out by considering the cross-sectional research design. While data collection through questionnaire, 130 questionnaires were received by the current study and used in data analysis. Data analysis is carried out by using Smart PLS 3. Total seven hypotheses were tested in which five hypotheses were based on direct effect and two hypotheses were based on mediation effect of life satisfaction. It is found that; status in community and household status has positive effect on elderly people’s QOL. Improvement in status in community and household status of elderly people can increase the QOL among them. Findings shows that; status in community and household status can increase the life satisfaction which further causes to increase QOL.
Quality of life, status in community, household status, life satisfaction.