Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018)

Self-Care Ability and Self-Compassion : The Implication toward Life Satisfaction of the Elderly

Authors
Diah Karmiyati, Yanuarty Paresma Wahyuningsih
Corresponding Author
Diah Karmiyati
Available Online March 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.90How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Self-care ability, self-compassion, life satisfaction, elderly age.
Abstract

The alteration and deterioration of physical and psychological function causes high levels in dependency of elderly age for asking help from others. Therefore, they need to optimize their self-care ability because it is expected to increase life satisfaction in elderly age. This study used self-compassion as a moderating variable that strengthens the influence of self-care ability to life satisfaction. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of self-care ability toward life satisfaction in elderly moderated by self-compassion. Researchers used quantitative correlation as a method in this current study. The study involved 215 elderly-age people who are members of Karang Wredha. So as to collect the data, Life Satisfaction Index-A, Exercises Self-Care Agency Scale and Self-Compassion Scale were employed as the instruments. Moderated Regression Analysis was used in order to analyze the taken data. The results have indicated that there are positive and significant impacts of self-care ability toward life satisfaction moderated by self-compassion.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
March 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-688-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.90How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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