Successful ageing: The case of Taiwan

Yeong Tsyr Wang*, Wan I. Lin

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研究成果: 雜誌貢獻期刊論文同行評審

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摘要

Aim: To investigate the conditions of successful ageing in Taiwan. Methods: The respondents included two age groups, namely, 45-64 years (n = 1143), and 65 years and older (n = 1309), from a cross-section national representative survey conducted in 2007. Results: Older people faced more problems that cause depression than their counterparts. Eleven per cent of older people were in the labour market. Neither middle-aged people nor older people were actively involved in volunteer services. Those who lived longer had less social support. Over 50% felt their financial preparations for later life were not adequate. Educational levels and family income were the significant factors affecting the levels of successful ageing. Conclusions: Improvement in the four dimensions of successful ageing must be re-emphasised for both age groups.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)141-146
頁數6
期刊Australasian Journal on Ageing
31
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2012 9月

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 社區和家庭護理
  • 老年病學和老年學

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