2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-89102009005000030
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Factors associated to quality of life in active elderly

Abstract: OBJECTIVE:To analyze whether quality of life in active, healthy elderly individuals is influenced by functional status and sociodemographic characteristics, as well as psychological parameters.

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“…Furthermore, children's undesirable behavior was identified as an effective variable on QOL in both groups, possibly by affecting mental health (27). Some studies suggest destructive effects of aging on QOL, especially on physical dimension (28)(29)(30). Age was also found a predictor of QOL in the present study rural women.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 70%
“…Furthermore, children's undesirable behavior was identified as an effective variable on QOL in both groups, possibly by affecting mental health (27). Some studies suggest destructive effects of aging on QOL, especially on physical dimension (28)(29)(30). Age was also found a predictor of QOL in the present study rural women.…”
Section: Discussionsupporting
confidence: 70%
“…(13) O conceito de QV está relacionado à auto-estima a ao bem-estar pessoal e abrange uma série de aspectos como a capacidade funcional, o nível socioeconômico, o estado emocional, a interação social, a atividade intelectual, o autocuidado, o suporte familiar, o próprio estado de saúde, os valores culturais, éticos e a religiosidade, o estilo de vida, a satisfação com o emprego e/ou com atividades diárias e o ambiente em que se vive. (14) O Domínio atividades passadas, presentes e futuras, constituído por no qual os idosos relataram não estar satisfeitos com a possibilidade de continuar alcançando realizações pessoais e satisfação com o reconhecimento pela família e com o que alcançou em sua vida, foi afetado negativamente pelo comprometimento da dinâmica familiar. Desta forma, compreende-se ser fundamental para o planejamento assistencial adequado ao idoso, a compreensão de seu contexto familiar o que implica na compreensão das questões que envolvem a formação e a dinâmica de funcionamento das famílias em geral.…”
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“…Functional status presented no influence on the quality of life variable in the analysis models in active elderly (18).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 85%
“…Carry out physical training has been associated with physical domain from quality of life questionnaire WHOQOL-bref. Elderly people that were carrying out a regular physical activity for five or more times a week presented great scores for this domain (18). Proper physical therapy programs minimizing the risk of falls as muscle strength, balance and flexibility may improve quality of life among elderly (3).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%