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Age Associated Disease Burden in Old Age Home and Residential Home in 21st Century-A Comparative Study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Human Development and Family Studies,B.B.A.U., Lucknow, INDIA
  • 2Dept. of HD and FS, school for Home science, B.B.A.U., Lucknow, INDIA

Res. J. Family, Community and Consumer Sci., Volume 1, Issue (2), Pages 10-13, April,27 (2013)


To map out disease burden among elderly people. In this study we see the pathological condition of the elderly who live inold age home and community home, that’s who is promoting to another. Whole information was collected by interviewingmethod. Also assessing the disease condition of the older person with the help of pathological report. Food consumptionpattern were assessed by the nature of diet and timing of that person. New area for exploring in the field of research amongold age people was that who belong to their residential home but neglible in terms of health approach and theiridentification. Beside that old age home he/she facilitate and maintain their record for disease condition. This overview keptin mind new paradigm is seen in quality of life found in old age home. This raises a question among society people; old agehome is better for elderly people. It safe old people inside their home to reduce the data of disease burden .Lastly but notleast ,a danger sign for untold focus who lived there.


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