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1- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences
2- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences , mohammadifarahnaz@gmail.com
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introduction:
social participation among older adult is one of the key factors in active aging. Social participation is influenced by multiple contextual factors. The present study was conducted to explore the facilitators and barriers of social participation in community dwelling older adult.
Materials and method
This is a qualitative study with a grounded theory approach. The study population consisted of community dwelling older adult that accepted participant in this study and able to communicate effetely. Data were collected through semi structured in-depth interviews. at first, we used purposeful sampling and then continued by theoretical sampling until data saturation achieved. in total fifteen interview were done in this study. each interview lasted forty-five to sixty minutes (each section 20 to 30 minutes). analysis was done using Strauss and Corbin approach (2015)
Results
three main categories were emerged from data analysis: participating older adult, participatory family and community capacity in older adult social participation. Each of the main category has subcategories. Participating older adult had five sub categories. Participatory family two category and community capacity in older adult social participation had four categories.  in total eleven subcategories were emerged.
Conclusion
Facilitating social participation in community dwelling older adult is associated by individual, family and society. It is necessary for older adult planners to planning in these areas. Providing facilitators for the development of social participation in the older adult social participation can facilitate move towards active aging.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: gerontology
Received: 2020/09/09 | Accepted: 2021/02/02

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