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GAMBARAN KEMAMPUAN KOGNITIF DAN KESEIMBANGAN PADA WANITA LANJUT USIA


Okatiranti
Universitas BSI Bandung

Indah Kurniaty
Universitas BSI Bandung

Jurnal Keperawatan Vol. II No.1, April 2014, ISSN:2338-7246

Abstract:

Increasing age will also causing a decreased organ function and physical changes. Cognitive abilities and the balance in the elderly will also decreased. The purpose of this research is to identify a picture of cognitive abilities and balance in older women. Research method is descriptive, subjects are taken by purposive sampling of 30 respondents in The Elderly Social Institution Budi Pertiwi Bandung, data retrieval using Trail Making Test B research instruments for cognitive ability and standing with one leg eyes closed for balance, then the data is processed using distribution percentages and descriptive statistics. The research overview of cognitive abilities in older women in The Elderly Social Institution Budi Pertiwi Bandung is 90% lack and 10 % good category. While the picture of the balnce of the elderly is 87% lack and 13 % good category. The conclusion of this research is almost all elderly women in The Elderly Social Institution Budi Pertiwi Bandung decreased cognitive abilities and balance.

Keyword:

Elderly, Cognitive, Balance


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