Questionnaire survey on aging and "salon activities" to apartment residents

Noriko Ishikawa, Hiromi Itami, Miyuki Takahara, Naoko Wakabayashi, Takaya Kojima

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In this study, we conducted a questionnaire survey to understand requirements related to encouraging participation in mutual interchanges for the elderly, known as "salon activities". Our subjects are middle-Aged and elderly residents of apartment complexes. Findings were obtained using a causal model via SEM. In determining salon activities, such as in meetings, it's effective to appeal to the necessity of "preparation for disasters and old age." During the activities, it's effective to examine policies that foster participation in "salon activities that give purpose and a sense of culture" related to daily life. It's important to suggest participation before aging progresses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)831-840
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Environmental Engineering (Japan)
Issue number740
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Oct


  • Apartment Complexes
  • Causal model
  • Elderly People
  • Mutual Support
  • Neighboring communication
  • Structural Equation Modeling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering


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