International Journal of Health Science and Technology
Vol 1, No 3 (2020): April

The effect of brain vitalization activity on dementia incidence in elderly at Budi Luhur Nursing Home of Yogyakarta, Kasongan, Bantul

Aziz, Firstyono Miftahul (Unknown)
Suratini, Suratini (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
28 Mar 2020

Abstract

For some people, dementia is considered as a disease that is common in elderly, regardless the impact of dementia. Taking care for the elderly with dementia brings stress for the family. It can cause and increase the family burden. Brain vitalization gymnastics is one of the methods to improve memory. The study aims to investigate the effect of brain vitalization activity on dementia incidence in elderly at Budi Luhur Nursing Home of Yogyakarta. The study used Quasi Experimental with Pretest-Posttest control group and randomized sampling system. The samples were taken randomly as many as 26 respondents and were divided into two groups namely 13 respondents of experimental group and 13 respondents of control group. The statistical test used Wilcoxon Match Pairs Test. The result showed that Wilcoxon Match pairs test obtained p value 0,003, which is smaller than 0,005. There is an effect of brain vitalization activity on dementia incidence in elderly at Budi Luhur Nursing Home of Yogyakarta

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ijhst

Publisher

Subject

Health Professions Public Health

Description

International Journal of Health Science and Technology published since July 2019 with ISSN Online: 2685-8673 by LPPM Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta. IJHST Published third a year in January, July and November. This journal contains research papers as results of research which have already been ...