International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

 

Family Relations in Aging
Dr. Seval GÜVEN, Dr. Arzu SENER

Abstract
Issues of integrating old people into the society, increasing their functionality and life quality have become significantly important that consideration of social value of aging has become a necessity. Particularly family support, confidence, endearment and interest are of crucial importance in assisting old individuals to take aging kindly, cope with its problems and see themselves as cared for by the society and to lead a healthy, happy and satisfying aging period. Therefore, while addressing the issue of aging, family structure is the first social institution to examine. Because aging and the term being old can best be evaluated within the familial structure.

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