THE EFFECT OF AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE ON OLDER PEOPLE???S SLEEP QUALITY AND SLEEPINESS
Meftun Akgun*, Muberra OZ**, Pelin Uymaz***
Aging that is experienced in six areas which are chronological, biological, social, economic, physiological, psychological and societal is a physiological process that includes all irreversible, structural and functional changes on cells, tissues, organs and systems in the organism over time. Aging process is the process in which all the organisms go through changes from birth to death and varies depending on individuals. Agedness is the last phase of the aging process. Although agedness, which is defined as “decrease of the ability to adapt to environmental factors” by the World Health Organization (WHO), is deemed as the end of 64 and the beginning of 65 years, a new classification was made by the WHO in August 2017 stating that agedness signifies 80-99 years.