Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2018)
Socio-economic factors for improvement of the life of elderly people
Author(s): Wurok Chan Malith
Abstract: The elderly aging period is a turnaround shift in the life older ages people. However, an increase of age people in the country rigorously, attest, a nosedive decline in the proportion of population consists of children and an aching surge in the proportion of the old population. Population aging is enormously smeared and permeated across the world. However, old age is the period of retirement from the workplace. Moreover, old people achingly floundering various and insurmountable conundrums such as economic hurdle, health, psychological and biological woes. Accordingly, old age arduously splashes and evinces the age of inability. Implicitly an old person is utterly, thrown into the outskirts of life due to that they cannot do anything in their lives, especially after retirement, However, retirement is commonly understood as a permanent exit from the workforce due to aging and economic necessity. Obviously, the retirement is commonly treated as an economic phenomenon and process rather than event. The idea of life and a career have predictable patterns which assiduously immerse, growth, flowering, harvest, and decline through four stages of career development, each with a particular shaping in terms of age such as exploration, establishment, and maintenance. The paper endeavors to painstakingly explicate overarching mechanisms of making the life of elderly people more productive and prosper in terms of financial security, healthcare, and nutrition, shelter, education, welfare, protection of life and property. Also to meticulously, provide accessible, affordable, and quality, comprehensive and dedicated care service. Additionally, identification of health problems and provision of appropriate health interventions in the communities and to steadfastly build the capacity of the medical and paramedical professionals as well as the care within the family for providing health care to the elderly people. Furthermore, the building of framework which vehemently, create an enabling environment for elderly people and promotion of the concept of active and healthy elderly people. However, the paper punctiliously enunciates and illuminated the essential socio-economic factors which thoroughly, resuscitate and reinvigorate elderly people skills after their retirements such as phased retirement, bridge employment, self-employment, encore careers, meso-level policies and program and Macro-level policies and programs. These factors alluded programs are very utmost and magnificent in strengthening and enhancing the lives of elderly people after their retirement and absenteeism from their previous workplace.