HUBUNGAN DUKUNGAN KELUARGA DENGAN KEAKTIFAN LANJUT USIA (LANSIA) DALAM MENGIKUTI KEGIATAN POSYANDU DI POSYANDU LANSIA DESA SIMO KECAMATAN KEDUNGWARU TULUNGAGUNG

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAMILY SUPPORT AND ELDERLY ACTIVITY IN JOINING POSYANDU ACTIVITIES AT POSYANDU ELDERLY SIMO VILLAGE, KEDUNGWARU DISTRICT, TULUNGAGUNG

Authors

  • Ria Anggraini STIKes Hutama Abdi Husada Tulungagung
  • Aesthetica Islamy STIKes Hutama Abdi Husada Tulungagung
  • Eny Masruroh STIKes Hutama Abdi Husada Tulungagung
  • Amita Audilla STIKes Hutama Abdi Husada Tulungagung
  • Nurhidayati STIKes Hutama Abdi Husada Tulungagung

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53599/jip.v5i1.139

Keywords:

Lansia, Dukungan Keluarga, Kegiatan Posyandu dan Keaktifan Lansia, Elderly, Family Support

Abstract

Abstrak  

Usia lanjut merupakan tahap akhir dari siklus hidup manusia dimana mereka harus memikirkan tentang kesehatannya. Posyandu lansia adalah salah satu program Pemerintah untuk meningkatkan kesehatan lansia. Realita yang terjadi saat ini kemauan dan kesadaran lansia untuk berkunjung ke posyandu lansia masih rendah. Dukungan keluarga berperan penting dalam mendorong minat atau kesediaan lansia untuk mengikuti kegiatan posyandu lansia. Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk mengetahui hubungan dukungan keluarga dengan keaktifan lanjut usia (lansia) dalam mengikuti kegiatan di posyandu lansia Desa Simo Kec Kedungwaru tahun 2022. Jenis penelitian adalah analitik dengan pendekatan cross-sectional. Populasi penelitian adalah seluruh keluarga lansia yang mengikuti kegiatan posyandu lansia di Desa Simo Kecamatan Kedungwaru, dengan teknik pengambilan sample kuota didapatkan sampel sebanyak 50 lansia dan 50 keluarga lansia. Analisa data dengan uji Chi-square. Hasil penelitian didapatkan bahwa dukungan keluarga yang baik sebanyak 32% dan lansia yang aktif mengikuti posyandu sebanyak 58%, hal ini menandakan bahwa dukungan keluarga dan keaktifan lansia memiliki hubungan secara bermakna dengan nilai p=0,0031. Dukungan keluarga mendorong lansia untuk mengikuti kegiatan posyandu lansia secara konstan/ berkelanjutan. Disarankan pada keluarga untuk mempertahankan bahkan meningkatkan dukungan kepada lansia untuk tetap aktif dalam mengikuti posyandu lansia supaya kesehatan lansia terus terpantau.

Abstract  

Old age is the final stage of the human life cycle where they have to think about their health. Elderly Posyandu is a government program to improve the health of the elderly. The reality that is happening now is that the willingness and awareness of teenagers to visit the elderly Posyandu is still low. Family support plays an important role in encouraging the interest or willingness of the elderly to participate in elderly Posyandu activities. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between family support and the activity of the elderly (elderly) in participating in activities at the elderly Posyandu in Simo Village, Kedungwaru District in 2022. The type of research is analytic with a cross-sectional approach. The research population was all elderly families who participated in elderly posyandu activities in Simo Village, Kedungwaru District, using a sampling technique that obtained a sample of 50 elderly and 50 elderly families. Data analysis with chi-square test. The results showed that 32% had good family support and 58% of the elderly who actively attended the posyandu, this indicates that family support and the activeness of the elderly had a significant relationship with a value of p = 0.0031. Family support encourages the elderly to take part in Posyandu activities on a constant/ sustainable basis. It is recommended for families to maintain and even increase support for the elderly to remain active in participating in the elderly Posyandu so that the health of the elderly continues to be monitored.

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Published

26-06-2023