IJCH 2020 Vol.6(2): 13-19 ISSN: 2382-6177
doi: 10.18178/ijch.2020.6.2.143

Research on the Expectation and Anxiety of the Elderly in the Future

Yen-ni Tsai and Yeajou Shiau
Abstract—The purpose of this study was to explore the population attributes of the elderly, the expectation of senior life, and the impact of anxiety on the mental health of the elderly. This study used a questionnaire survey method, which was conducted by participants who participated in lifelong learning in Taiwan. A total of 348 valid samples were processed and analyzed by statistical methods such as descriptive statistics, t-test, and single-factor variance analysis. The study found that: 1. Retired elderly are generally good about future expectation and future anxiety; 2. In the expectation of the elderly, women, retirees, and low-education are most likely to have an expectation; 3. On the anxiety of elderly female, highly educated, 64-65 years old have a greater need for conversion learning; 4. The problem of elderly expectation has a mediating effect on the relationship between elderly anxiety problems.

Index Terms—Elderly, expectation, anxiety.

Yen-ni Tsai and Yeajou Shiau are with Zhaoqing University, China (e-mail: ypwaittim@163.com, shiau.yj@qq.com).

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Cite: Yen-ni Tsai and Yeajou Shiau, "Research on the Expectation and Anxiety of the Elderly in the Future," International Journal of Culture and History vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 13-19, 2020.

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