Peran Keluarga dalam Meningkatkan Kesehatan Jiwa Lansia di Rumah

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Changing in physical and psychosocial in elderly associated with aging. The observed changes represent the cumulative effects of heredity, environment, nutrition, rest, activity and altered health state while the most observed changes in psychosocial state of the elderly such as forgetfulress, memory loss, norrowed, attention spans, confusional states and impairment of their mind and emotional states increased accompany with their physical state. Family is the closest person around the elderly, a caring attitude, calm conversation and promotion of the comfort contribute to the relief of confusional states, and also emotional support helps the family cope with the elderly persons disorientation and confusion. Family is the most important person to help the elderly in maintaining their health states physically and psychosocially.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)253-257
JournalJurnal Keperawatan Indonesia
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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