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      What are the Challenges Faced by Adults When They Become Aged?

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      Psychology, Ageing, Geriatric Care, Health Sciences, Old Age Issues


            Today the ageing population is growing larger and larger. And governments and families alike around the world need to take necessary actions to tend to the needs of these elders in order to ensure they have a comfortable life during the late ages of their life.There are many challenges faced by the elders and there are many factors that affect the wellbeing of their lives. This research paper aims to find out what are the most critical factors that affect the wellbeing of the elders with special reference to the senior citizens.Using past literature it was determined that physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, financial wellbeing and Social wellbeing are the areas which will impact the wellbeing of an elderly person. In order to test these hypotheses, the researcher conducted interviews personally with ten participants who live in an elderly care home. And the researcher was able to find out which has the highest impact on elderly citizens life and which has the least effect.


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            1 June 2022
            [1 ] Department of Psychology, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Sri Lanka
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            The datasets generated during and/or analysed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
            Medicine,Life sciences
            Ageing,Health Sciences,Geriatric Care,Old Age Issues,Psychology


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