Functional Limitation and Its Relation to Loneliness in the ELdery
The current research Aimed identify:
1Functional Limitation in the elderly
- loneliness in the elderly
- The statistically significant relationship between performance restriction and psychological loneliness.
As the research sample consisted of (150) retired elderly individuals who were randomly selected from the Public Retirement Department. consisting of (20) paragraphs based on the theory of Verburg and Jett 1994 after extracting the psychometric characteristics of the scale From validity and reliability, the loneliness scale consisting of (20) items was prepared, based on Maslow’s theory of needs, as the psychometric characteristics of the scale were extracted from the indicators of constructive validity and reliability using Cronbach’s alpha method (0, 75), and upon statistical analysis using the t-test for a sample and a community And the Pearson correlation coefficient showed the results of the search to .
1- The research sample suffers from restricted performance
2- The elderly suffer from psychological loneliness
3- There is a relationship between performance restriction and psychological loneliness
Through the results of the research, the researcher reached a number of recommendations and proposals
Keywords, Limitations elderly loneliness
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