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This research was aimed to explain the sociological active aging with emphasizing the capital in Esfahan. The present research in terms of controlling research conditions was a survey and in terms of aim was a practical type of cross-sectional study. The population was all elderly over 60 years in Esfahan in 2015. The sample was selected by using a sample of 384 people selected by a quota sampling method with focusing the gender, residential area and livelihood status. To validate validity and establish the reliability, the construct validity and the Cronbach's alpha were used. In order to analyze the data, the descriptive and inferential statistics were used by utilizing SPSS and Amos Software. Results of Pearson correlation coefficient indicated that there was a statistical meaningful relationship between cultural capital and active aging. Regarding the background variables (sex, age, marriage position, housing), the mean active aging is not different, but in terms of education, it indicated different among various groups. The results of structural equation modeling indicated that the most comparative indices of model were higher than 0.90, saying; the model was away from an independence and proximity to a saturated model based on the defined criteria for them .Therefore, basic attention to increase the cultural, in society was essential, especially among the elderly to achieve active enjoyment of aging along with maximizing the health, safety and participation of elderly.