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EMOTIONAL AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS OF AGED PEOPLE LIVING AWAY FROM THEIR CHILDREN: CASE STUDY OF DEHRADUN

Authors:
Dr Raj.K Dhar, Dr Sakshita Anand

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Dr Raj.K Dhar, Dr Sakshita Anand
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun

MLA 8
Dhar, Dr Raj.K, and Dr Sakshita Anand. "EMOTIONAL AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS OF AGED PEOPLE LIVING AWAY FROM THEIR CHILDREN: CASE STUDY OF DEHRADUN." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 3, Mar. 2019, pp. 1863-1874, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=137. Accessed Mar. 2019.
APA
Dhar, D., & Anand, D. (2019, March). EMOTIONAL AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS OF AGED PEOPLE LIVING AWAY FROM THEIR CHILDREN: CASE STUDY OF DEHRADUN. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(3), 1863-1874. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=137
Chicago
Dhar, Dr Raj.K, and Dr Sakshita Anand. "EMOTIONAL AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS OF AGED PEOPLE LIVING AWAY FROM THEIR CHILDREN: CASE STUDY OF DEHRADUN." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 3 (March 2019), 1863-1874. Accessed March, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=137.

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Abstract:
Aging is a process that is characterized by a lifespan where an individual looks back at his/her life and previous accomplishments. Old age is marked by adjustment to psychological (emotional and social isolation) and socio-economic changes. This requires continuous coping skills that can help the elderly to adapt to such changes. The situation analysis shows that the population of elderly is growing every year in India. Thus, it is important to shift our focus toward the elderly community that feels highly neglected and isolated because their children are away from home. The present study has been conducted to get an insight into the current status of the elderly parents whose adult children are living indifferent cities or countries. The focus of the study is on elderly parents residing in Dehradun. The survey conducted, throws light on the psychological and economic impact in terms of 'empty-nest syndrome' (loneliness), depression, poor socio-economic condition and deteriorating health conditions of the senior citizens.