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The Empirical Study for Well-Being and Healthy Living of the Korean Elderly
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 Title & Authors
The Empirical Study for Well-Being and Healthy Living of the Korean Elderly
Kim, Kyung-Woo;
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 Abstract
The old people's feelings, emotions, and self-evaluative judgements fluctuate overtime. The purpose of this paper is to proof relations among well-being factors in social activity. Major results of this paper was as follows. First, the social activity participated elderly had higher health status, self-esteem, mental-health, and successful aging than the non-participated elderly. Second, self-esteem and mental health were exposed as important variable for all of the two groups to improve the successful aging. Thus, self-esteem and mental health can become significant indicator of self-empowering and psychological resilience. Third, the strongest total causal effect of successful aging was health status in social activity participated elderly, while self-esteem was the greatest total causal effect of it in the non-participated elderly. Health status had higher indirect effect of successful aging than direct effect of it in both of them.
 Keywords
Elderly Well-Being;Healthy Living;Mental Health;Self-Esteem;
 Language
English
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