Volume 6, Issue 3 (Iranian Jornal of Ageing 2011)                   Salmand: Iranian Journal of Ageing 2011, 6(3): 40-48 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Faculty of Education and Psychology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran. , izadi.izadi22@gmail.com
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Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between demographic characteristics and retirement satisfaction in elderly members of registered retirement Education Center in Ahwaz.

Methods & Materials: This study was descriptive-correlative. The sample of study includes ninety-six retirees referring to retirement center of Ahvaz Using Convenience of haphazard sampling in year 1388. Participants were requested to fill in Retirement Descriptive Index as well as a demographic questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistic, Simple correlation and regression repeatedly analysis (by SPSS 16 versions).

Results: There are significant positive correlation between health, employment, financial status, usefulness feeling, spouse employment with retirement satisfaction and negative correlation between retirement age and spouse retirement with retirement satisfaction.

Conclusion: This study reveals that health, re-employment after retirement, having a good financial status and usefulness feeling increase retirement satisfaction. But retirement age and retirement satisfaction‌ decrease it.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2011/06/20 | Accepted: 2011/08/25 | Published: 2011/10/01