FAMILY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND LIFE SATISFACTION OF ELDERLY
Elderly especially widower and widow must have done family resources management(FRM) in order to achieve satisfaction in life. This study was conducted to analyze theinfluence of family resource management on life satisfaction of elderly widower andwidow. This study was using cross-sectional study with purposive for site selection inTimbulharjo Village, Sewon Subdistrict, Bantul, Yogyakarta Province. Total of 60samples were gathered with a combination of simple random sampling and snow-balltechniques. The results of this study indicated atsocioeconomic status of the widowerwas higher in terms of average age and duration of education rather than widows,moreover the income of elderly widower greater than the widows. Non-foodexpenditure, stress management, and time management had a positive effect on thesatisfaction of elderly life hence the more allocation on non-food expenditure, the betterof stress management and time management could improve life satisfaction of theelderly. In addition, marital status associated and had a significant negative effecttowards life satisfaction which mean that life satisfaction of elderly widower higher thanthe widow.