Gerontechnological factors affecting successful aging of elderly

Ozsungur F.

AGING MALE, cilt.23, sa.5, ss.520-532, 2021 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Derleme
  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/13685538.2018.1539963
  • Dergi Adı: AGING MALE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.520-532


In this article, the gerontological factors affecting the successful aging of the elderly have been uncovered, the quality of life and successful aging issues have been related to gerontology and investigated on a different dimension. It has been emphasized that the importance of gerontechnology on the successful aging, creation of awareness through formal and non-formal education, qualitative and quantitative researches should be increased. Qualitative and quantitative researches on the subject were evaluated together, gerontology and gerontechnology were considered together with successful aging, and gerontology functions and ergonomics should be taken into consideration in increasing quality of life. In addition, the concept of geronsafety, a new concept in gerontology, has been put forward, emphasizing the effects of safety on gerontology and successful aging.