FAMILY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND LIFE SATISFACTION OF ELDERLY

  • Asri Sulityowati Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University
  • Diah Krisnatuti Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University
Keywords: elderly widower-widows, family resources management, life satisfaction

Abstract

Elderly especially widower and widow must have done family resources management
(FRM) in order to achieve satisfaction in life. This study was conducted to analyze the
influence of family resource management on life satisfaction of elderly widower and
widow. This study was using cross-sectional study with purposive for site selection in
Timbulharjo Village, Sewon Subdistrict, Bantul, Yogyakarta Province. Total of 60
samples were gathered with a combination of simple random sampling and snow-ball
techniques. The results of this study indicated atsocioeconomic status of the widower
was higher in terms of average age and duration of education rather than widows,
moreover the income of elderly widower greater than the widows. Non-food
expenditure, stress management, and time management had a positive effect on the
satisfaction of elderly life hence the more allocation on non-food expenditure, the better
of stress management and time management could improve life satisfaction of the
elderly. In addition, marital status associated and had a significant negative effect
towards life satisfaction which mean that life satisfaction of elderly widower higher than
the widow.

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Published
2019-02-12
How to Cite
Sulityowati, A., & Krisnatuti, D. (2019). FAMILY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND LIFE SATISFACTION OF ELDERLY. Journal of Family Sciences, 3(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.29244/jfs.3.1.1-14