The Quality of Seniors' Life in Their Natural Environment

  • Lenka Lachytová The College of International Business ISM Slovakia in Prešov
  • Peter Kalanin St. Elizabeth College of Health and Social Work in Bratislava
Keywords: quality of life, seniors, habitat, old age


The aim of the research study is to investigate the quality of life of seniors at home and
their satisfaction in the domains of physical health, survival, social relations and the environment
Design studio. We conducted the study on a sample of 80 respondents / seniors living at home in
Vranov nad Topľou. For processing the obtained data, we used the following statistical methods -
the Fisher's F-test and Student's t-test. For detecting the data from respondents we chose an
anonymous standardized questionnaire WHOQOL-BREF (World Health Organization Quality of
Life - BREF), which is a shortened version of the WHOQOL-100. As completion of this study is the
implementation of mechanisms supporting the quality of life of seniors in a natural environment
with an emphasis on preventive measures of social policy to maintain a reasonable quality of life

How to Cite
LachytováL. and KalaninP. 2016. The Quality of Seniors’ Life in Their Natural Environment. Journal of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University. 3, 2-3 (Dec. 2016), 88-98. DOI: