The concept of "quality of life" (QOL) has entered into a scientific turn since the end of the 50s of the last century, but so far there is no precise definition and interpretation of this concept. A common understanding under QOL is “a combination of objective and subjective well-being in multiple areas of life, which is considered essential in modern human culture and consistent with universal human rights standards”.
Considering QOL as a system, it should be noted that one of its most important structural elements is the state of health, the deterioration of which leads to negative socio-psychological consequences. The main components of health-related QOL (HLQOL) are physical (satisfaction with health), psychological (satisfaction with their psychological state) and social (satisfaction with the implementation of relevant social needs). The components of non-health QL include economic and physical safety, the environment, education and a number of others.
Since the 1980s, in ...
Ievads Seniori ir svarīga sabiedrības daļa. Seniori kā sociāli aktīva, spējīga sevi uzturēt un veselīga vecākā paaudze ir resurss, kurš ir nozīmīgs ģimenēm, dažādām kopienām