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Comparison on Middle-aged and Older People's Depression and Life Satisfaction According to Family Caregiving Types

  • Lim, Ahn-Na;Song, No-Won
    • International journal of advanced smart convergence
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    • v.6 no.3
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    • pp.45-52
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    • 2017
  • This study examined data from National Pension Research Institute's 5th Panel Survey on Security for the Aged in 2013. The subjects of this study are middle-aged and older people aged 50 or older providing care for parents or grandchildren. The subjects are total 226, 53 parent caregivers and 173 grandchild caregivers. According to the results, both types indicate low depression, and their life satisfaction records over 3 out of 5. Grandchild caregivers show higher life satisfaction than parent caregivers. Any of the factors influencing depression and life satisfaction are not found to be significant in parent caregivers. Grandchild caregivers' educational level and health condition influence depression negatively and life satisfaction positively.

A Study on the Factors Affecting Life Satisfaction: Focused on Social Support (삶의 만족도 영향요인에 관한 연구: 사회적 지지를 중심으로)

  • Lim, Ahn-Na;Park, Young-Suk
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.17 no.3
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    • pp.675-682
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    • 2017
  • This study used the fifth additional data of the panel research on security for the aged conducted by National Pension Research Institute in 2014, and studied the level of satisfaction about life targeting 7,763 middle- and old-aged people in their 50s or older. Social support, one of the influential factors on satisfaction about life, had a positive impact on satisfaction about life, and material support and emotional support were found to have a big influence.

A Study on the SociodemographicCharacteristics and Life Satisfaction of Family Caregivers

  • Lim, Ahn-Na;Park, Young-Suk
    • International journal of advanced smart convergence
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    • v.7 no.3
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    • pp.140-145
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    • 2018
  • This study is based on the National Pension Research Institute's 2013 Korean Retirement and Income Study(KReIS) 5 Data for Parents and Children Care over 50 years old and analyzed the satisfaction level of life according to the characteristics of 226 people in society. The results showed that women were more satisfied with their lives than men, and when the age was lower, when they had spouses, and when they had independent economic power. As for the grandchildren caring provider, the higher the education levels, the higher the satisfaction with life. And across all areas, the grandchildren care provider showed greater satisfaction with life than the parents care provider. These results show that the burden of the parents' carers is as great as that. Suggestions based on these results are as follows. First, It is necessary to develop a health care program that can be easily accessed by family carers. Second, Direct economic support is needed, with the primary focus being on family carers. Third, services targeting parents care providers are needed. It is also necessary to form a network that can share the difficulties of parental care.

Old Age Preparation and Life Satisfaction by Income Levels (중장년층의 소득계층별 노후준비와 삶의 만족도)

  • Jung, Joowon;Cho, So Yeon
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.19 no.4
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    • pp.19-33
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    • 2015
  • The purpose of this study is to explain. It also examines and compares factors influencing life satisfaction among the middle-aged at various income levels. The data source for this study was the third additional wave and the fourth wave of the Korean Retirement and Income The study sample consisted of 1,723 middle-aged (age 50-64) individuals. The data analysis methods included the chi-square test, ANOVA, and multiple regression analysis. The results were as follows. First, there was a positive relationship between old age preparation and life satisfaction. Second, it was found that old age preparations (physical, emotional, social, financial) and life satisfaction show meaningful relationships among the income levels. Third, old age preparation was found to have different meaningful impacts on life satisfaction among the income levels. The results of this study verify the degree of the relationship between old age preparation and life satisfaction and the different impact factors relating to old age preparation for life satisfaction among the income levels.

A Study on the Effect of Social Support for Middle-aged and Older People on Strategy of Coping Stress (중고령자의 사회적 지지가 스트레스 대처방식에 미치는 영향)

  • Lim, Ahn-Na;Park, Young-Suk
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.17 no.3
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    • pp.319-328
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    • 2017
  • This study has used the Korean Retirement and Income Study 5th Additional Data of National Pension Research Center and adopted 7,763 people aged 50 or older as research subjects. Research into correlation between social support and ways of coping stress among these subjects have revealed that the higher the social support is, the more frequently they use active coping, passive coping, and social support coping and that the lower the social support is, the more frequently they use evasive coping.

A Study on the Factors Influencing Health Care Expenditure of Elderly Households : Focused on the Elderly Single and Elderly Couple Households (노인가계의 보건의료비 지출에 영향을 미치는 요인의 분석 : 노인독신가게와 노인부부가게를 중심으로)

  • Oh, Ji-Yeon;Sung, Young-Ae
    • Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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    • v.28 no.1
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    • pp.159-174
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    • 2010
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the health care expenditure of elderly single and elderly couple households whose head is more than 60 years old. The data analyzed for the study were Korean Retirement and Income Study(KRelS) conducted in 2007 by National Pension Corporation. The major finding of this study were as follows: First, the amount of health care expenditure of elderly single households was lower than that of elderly couple households. However, ratio of health care expenditure to total consumption expenditure of elderly single households was larger than that of elderly couple households. Second, the ratio of health care expenditure in consumption expenditure in this study was larger than the ratios in past analyse showed in the previous studies. Third, common factor affecting on health care expenditure of elderly single and elderly couple households was the existence of the family member with chronic disease or handicap. The health care expenditure of elderly singer households was influenced by income, gender and the ownership of national health insurance. The influence of income for elderly singer households seemed to be greater than for elderly couple households. The variables which affected health care expenditure of elderly couple households were age and housing tenure status. The amount and ratio health care expenditure were increased as the age increases. These results show that the health care expenditures for each groups varied according to socio-demographic variables and health-related behavior variables. It is suggested that there should be a discriminative health care policy for each elderly single and elderly couple households. In addition, the health care policy for the elderly households of which member has a chronic disease is certainly necessary. Especially a health care plan for the elderly single households with lower income is in need. For the elderly couple households, the priority group of health care policy would be the high age group.