Correlations between moving behavior patterns of retired adults at the middle and older age and their life satisfaction

  • 葉 俐廷

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


Retirement is a life-course transition in later life that is marked by major changes may affect moving behavior The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships among Subject of Well-Being in later life related variables such as Life Satisfaction and Quality of Life of retired Taiwanese aged from 54 to 74 The main objectives to measure the cross-level effects of the life satisfaction from different moving behavior of retired people County were chosen as samples in which include 3060 retired people from 16 counties The cross-sectional quantitative analysis studies used Taiwan's first database to explore the middle-aged and retired populations - "Retirement Planning and Living Adaptation and Health Survey Research Database" to analyze and explore the correlation between moving behavior and life satisfaction of Taiwan's retired groups Mixed-Model analyses were used to measure the impact between life satisfaction and personal and environmental variables and moving behavior interactions Statistical software used STATA v 15 0 The finding show that there were few retirees had moving behavior after retirement There were about 9 15% people moving to another area after retirement Most people lived in New Taipei City (19 63%) before retirement and most people lived in Tainan City after retirement (15 46%) Of 11 individual variables much of them were significantly related to moving behavior including age education pension marriage retirement public insurance and still work Retired people education above senior high school public insurance retirement still working high no spouse non-Southern Fujian more be movers Both individual-level and country-level had positive significant effect on life satisfaction In cross-level retired people were more likely to move to the regions of more medical staffs to improve life satisfaction in later life The interest find that most elderly people seem to stay in a place they are familiar to live and achieve aging in place in the later life
Date of Award2019
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorHui-Ching Weng (Supervisor)

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