Living Arrangement of Elderly in Haryana: A Case Study of District Rohtak

Sandeep, Lubna Siddiqui, Aruna Paarcha, Masood Ahsan Siddiqui
2015 International Journal of Indian Psychology  
In the present paper, we have analyzed the living arrangement of elderly in district Rohtak, Haryana. We have interviewed 500 elderly of different age groups in 2012. The study found that elderly is cared as about 90 per cent elderly stay in joint families. Not a single respondent male was living alone whereas 0.5 percent females in rural areas and 2.5 per cent in urban areas are living alone. The poor elderly are more satisfied than the rich elderly.
doi:10.25215/0202.049 fatcat:3kcc5uc3sbdl5cv2hvnqk4g4ki