AGEING IN THE RURAL AREA: QUALITY OF LIFE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN SIVAS/TURKEY


GÜLER N. , GÜLER PARLAK Z., ÖZSEL D.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.19, no.4, pp.245-252, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.245-252

Abstract

Introduction: This study aimed to identify the Quality of Life (QOL) and associated factors among rural elders. They represent a growing percentage in the national population today and have become increasingly isolated in villages that are being drained due to migration flows from rural to urban areas.