alexa A Survey: Psychosocial Status Among People Aged 45 To 64 In Hong Kong
ISSN: 2167-1168

Journal of Nursing & Care
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

20th World Nursing Education Conference
May 22- 24, 2017 Osaka, Japan

Law Yuen Ying, Wong MF Florence, Chan Yun Ying, Wong Sin Yi, Wong KW Karen, Yiu Cheuk Kwan, Yuen Ka Lo and Yung Wing Man
Tung Wah College, Hong Kong
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Nurs Care
DOI: 10.4172/2167-1168-C1-047
Abstract
Ageing leads to changes in bio-psychosocial status. Since ageing is a process in which people are preparing for dramatic psychosocial changes due to retirement. Those who are working may prepare for their retirement and experience some degree of psychosocial needs and changes. Understanding psychosocial status of this specific population helps develop strategies targeting healthcare and community services for active and healthy ageing after retirement. A survey adopted a cross-sectional design was used to examine psychosocial status among people aged 45 to 64. Data collection was done via Google survey. The validated shortversion of copenhagen psychosocial questionnaire was used. A total of 193 eligible subjects joined this study. Most of them aged from 45 to 60 years old (92.2%) with mean age 54.03 years old (SD=4.99). More than half (~72%) were female and had obtained secondary or higher education (96.9%). Most of participants were still working (72.5%). and only 37 of them (19.2%) were retired. Of 193 participants, about 60% of participants did not intend to have early retirement. Regarding their psychosocial status, the most significant psychosocial aspects were achievement of career goals and perception of their career. It indicates that people aged 45 to 64 were still in working mood. They eager to fufill their career goals and concentrate on their career. Promotion programme can increase their awareness of pre-retirement plan. Government needs to give adequate support to this specific population for better active and healthy ageing.
Biography

Law Yuen Ying is a nursing student studying Bachelor degree of Health Sciences (Major in Applied Gerontology) at Tung Wah College in Hong Kong. She is the Representative of the group to give the presentation in the conference. Her research interests include ageing, elderly care, and community care/service for elderly.

Email: [email protected]

image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords