Leisure Satisfaction and Life Satisfaction of Older Adults: The Effect of a Ten-week Recreation Program


EKİNCİ N. E. , IŞIK U., ÜSTÜN Ü. D.

Ambient Science, vol.7, pp.102-106, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.21276/ambi.2020.07.sp1.oa11
  • Journal Name: Ambient Science
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.102-106
  • Keywords: Ageing, Lifestyle, Physical activity, TIME PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, EXERCISE, HEALTH, DEMENTIA, BEHAVIOR, MIDLIFE, WOMEN

Abstract

The study presents an insight from an Erasmus programme project named "Knowledge is power, age ain't matter!" conducted at Dumlupinar University. In the study, ten individuals participated and, to collect data as per leisure satisfaction scale and proper satisfaction with life scale were used. Analysed results showed significant differences between the pre and post-tests results. In conclusion, this study showed that the ten-week recreation programme positively affects both leisure and life satisfaction in individuals 50 and over.