Edukasi rutin membaca 30 menit perhari meningkatkan fungsi kognitif lansia

Authors

  • Siti Munawaroh Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Yunia Hastami Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Adji Suwandono Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Ari Natalia Probandari Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Hartono Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Fitriana Herawati Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Ummu Ma'rifatul Afifah Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Aldira Ayu Nastiti Nur Hanifah Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30738/ad.v5i2.11030

Keywords:

lansia, membaca, fungsi kognitif

Abstract

Ageing is something that happens and cannot be avoided. The body's organs will decrease in function with age. The decline in the function of these organs results in a decrease in cognitive function in the elderly. Therefore, the elderly need to carry out cognitive activities regularly to maintain and improve their cognitive function of the elderly. One of the simple cognitive activities that can be done is reading. This community service aims to provide education to the elderly regarding routine reading that can improve cognitive function in the elderly. Methods: A total of 30 elderly in the Surakarta area were given direct education by the community service team face-to-face one-on-one. Then for two weeks, the elderly were controlled through social media to read at least 30 minutes per day. At the end of the activity, the elderly were asked to evaluate the activities carried out with seven questions answered on a Likert scale. The results of the evaluation given by the service participants to this activity were positive. The elderly feel the benefits of the service activities undertaken, including improving memory, helping to read fluently, increasing fluency in speaking, increasing interest in reading and increasing vocabulary. The conclusion is that a reading routine of 30 minutes per day positively impacts the elderly.

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2022-11-24

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Munawaroh, S., Hastami, Y., Suwandono, A., Probandari, A. N. ., Hartono, Herawati, F., Afifah, U. M., & Hanifah, A. A. N. N. . (2022). Edukasi rutin membaca 30 menit perhari meningkatkan fungsi kognitif lansia. Abdimas Dewantara, 5(2), 146–153. https://doi.org/10.30738/ad.v5i2.11030

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