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Author Names : Sangita Dey Sarkar
Page No. : 04-07  volume 1 issue 1
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Sangita Dey Sarkar, Quality of Life (QOL) of Elderly People: An Ethical Analysis, ASIO Journal of Humanities, Management & Social Sciences Invention (ASIO-JHMSSI), 2015, 1(1): 04-07.


dids/doi No.: 12.2015-81145222

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The main focus of this article is to the improvement of Quality of Life (QOL) of senior citizen. This article basically stressed upon the concept of combining the Crèche and the Old age home. In the first section of this paper, It is intended to focus upon the philosophical concept of Quality of Life (QOL) and tried to show the relation of it with Human Dignity. In the second section, It has shown how QOL degrades with ageing. In the final section, It has been stated that how we can upgrade QOL of senior citizen by combining crèche and old age home. Here, the main intention is to instigate readers to think positively about a new institution comprising of both crèche and old-age home.

Keywords: Quality of Life (QOL), Human dignity, elderly people, Degradation, Crèche, Old age home.

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