Promoting Temples as the Center for Improving the Elderly Life’s Quality in Urban Communities of Nakhon Pathom Province

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Phrakhubaidika Theerayut Chantupamo Sanya Sodprasert

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This Mix Method research aims to: 1) to study the development of quality of life of the elderly in the urban community of temples in Nakhon Pathom province 2) to develop and promote the temple to be center for improving the quality of life of the elderly in the urban community in Nakhon Pathom province according to the Buddhist principles and 3) to analyze the promotion of the temple to be the center of development of quality of life for the elderly in the urban community in Nakhon Pathom province.  The sample group used in the research is those who are 60 years of age and older who appear in database of Nakhon Pathom. The research results revealed that:  1) Development of the quality of life of the elderly in the urban community of the temples in Nakhon Pathom province in all 4 aspects, in the overall image, at a high level (3.69).


2. Development and model of quality of life development for the elderly in the urban community studied. Dividing the groups involved in the quality of life development of the elderly in the urban community, is divided into 3 groups using the concept of interested persons in the quality of life development of the elderly in the urban community, is the main group, the secondary group and supporting group to know the promotion of temples as a center for improving the quality of life of the elderly in the urban community. Then, analyzing the promotion of the temple as a center for the development of the quality of life of the elderly in the urban community of all 3 groups that expressed to promote the temple as a center for the quality of life development of the elderly in the urban community. 3) Promotion of temples as a center for improving the quality of life of the elderly in the urban community that the temple used to carry out to raise awareness in the hearts of people, to create a share consciousness in order to take care of the quality of life of the elderly through various processes, namely the process of dissemination and exchange of learning, process of activity promotion from the beginning, process for promoting of quality of life development from various sectors, process to promote temple and the community together take care of the elderly by themselves and promotional process in cooperation with the social network.

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