Sytuacja rodzinna i potrzeby opiekuńcze ludzi starych w Polsce.
Author(s): Barbara Szatur-Jaworska
Family situation and caretaking needs of elderly people in Poland.
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Kancelaria Sejmu
Keywords: Poland; old people; old age; population ageing; family; social assistance; PolSenior;
Summary/Abstract: This article describes the family situation and caretaking needs of elderly people in the light of the quantitative research results. The author introduces various aspects of senior citizens family conditions in Poland, including their marital status, generational composition of families and their living situation. The next part of the article is devoted to caretaking needs. As the elderly people need help with their everyday activities, the author discusses the following issues: indicators of caretaking needs, size of the population that requires an assistance, role of family and state institutions in that respect.
- Issue Year: 2012
- Issue No: 2
- Page Range: 59-76
- Page Count: 17
- Language: Polish