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Background and Purpose: Considering the decrease in biological processes and the increase in the quality and quantity of stress among elderly people, facing death is inevitable and the anxiety associated with it plays an important role in creation of mental disorders. The purpose of the following research is to study the effect of Healthy Life Style Training based on the World Health Model on the death anxiety among elderly people.
Materials and Methods: The population of this research includes all the elderlies in Ilam who live in nursing houses, comprehensive nursing rehabilitation centers and the national welfare organization sponsored institutions in 1392. Samples of the research include 30 of the population who were chosen through multistage random sampling. Templar's Death Anxiety questionnaires were used as an assessing tool in this research. Both groups were given pretests before the training. Then the experimental group was trained for 12 sessions, each session lasting about 45 minutes, during three months. Right away after finishing the training sessions, both groups were given post-tests. A follow-up stage was performed again 3 months later. Covariance analysis and dependent group T-test were used to analyze the data.
Results: The result regarding 3 stages by 95% of confidence confirms the efficiency of the Healthy Life Style Training on the Death Anxiety among elderly people.
Conclusion: Considering the fact that getting old is inevitable, having a healthy lifestyle and intensive care can help in case of having a more enjoyable life time with health and optimal rotation period.