Phenomenological Study of Elderly Quality of Life in Pandemic Covid-19

Phenomenological Study of Elderly Quality of Life in Pandemic Covid-19

  • Zulfa Maulida Nadzir Al Furqoniyah Foundation, Cigombong District, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
  • Khanifa Fajria Albata Islamic Montessori (AIM), Gayungan District, Surabaya City, East Java, Indonesia
  • Iffa Afia Amin Kitabi National Institute of Islamic Religion (IAIN) Laa Roiba Sukahati, Cibinong District, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
  • Megawati Simanjuntak Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, IPB University
Keywords: covid-19, elderly, phenomenological study, quality of life


Changes that occur during the pandemic COVID-19 greatly affect the quality of life of every individual, including the elderly. The elderly are one of the clusters most vulnerable to being exposed to a pandemic, which impacts the lives of the elderly. This study aims to analyze the phenomenon of the life of the elderly during the pandemic COVID-19. This research uses a qualitative approach with the type of phenomenological study that seeks to understand the meaning of events or symptoms as well as interactions with people or groups of people in certain situations. Although the results of this study found that the pandemic COVID-19 forced the elderly to have the ability to adapt to existing conditions, this adjustment affected the lifestyle of the elderly, especially in terms of health. Therefore, great attention to the elderly both from the elderly themselves, family support, and the surrounding environment is needed by the elderly in times of crisis, considering their characteristics are more at risk and to maintain the quality of life of the elderly.


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How to Cite
NadzirZ. M., FajriaK., Amin KitabiI. A., & SimanjuntakM. (2022). Phenomenological Study of Elderly Quality of Life in Pandemic Covid-19: Phenomenological Study of Elderly Quality of Life in Pandemic Covid-19. Journal of Family Sciences, 7(1), 1-13.

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