Life Satisfaction among Elderly People Living in Old-Age-Home: A Study in Meerut
This study was conducted to examine the gender difference in life satisfaction and consisting areas of those living old-age-homes. 150 men and 150 women living in various old-age-homes situated in Meerut city were recruited for this study. Participants were examined life satisfaction scale developed and standardized by Alam & Dr. Ramji Srivastava. By calculating the mean values and t-test value, the difference between male and female significance was estimated with regard to life satisfaction. Results of this study showed that men have significantly greater life satisfaction than women. Health satisfaction, personal satisfaction and social satisfaction are the consisting aspects of life satisfaction, on which men reported greater level, whereas economic, job and marital satisfaction are the aspects of life satisfaction, on which men and women report no significant difference.