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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016
Role of Media on Social Health of Elderly in Durg Bhilai City
Rajshree Chandrakar  | Dr. A. Joglekar
Abstract: Elderly suffers from various problems in our society, because of lack of communication. Media is a strong communication tool which can be easily approached. To make elderly people socially healthy media play an important role, hence a randomized prospective survey was conducted. The objective of this study was to investigate the role of media on social health of elderly. The study was conducted in 40 elderly residing in Durg- Bhilai province.20 male 20 female were selected. A self designed questionnaire was used to collect the data. The obtained data were analyzed by percentage. Among all types of media, mobile was used for conversation by 80 % male and 70 % female, and to maintain a healthy relationship both 65 % male and female used it. The findings revealed that social media (friends and groups) played a positive role to boost the social health of elderly.
Keywords: Elderly, media, social health
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,
Pages: 740 - 742