GUNUNGKIDUL. The elderly in Pacarejo Empowered Village, Semanu District, Gunungkidul Regency get free medical treatment from Rumah Zakat. The activity that held on Sunday (29/10) at the residence of Jetis Kulon Hamlet Head was attended by 21 elderly.
By cooperating with Assyifa Clinic this free medical treatment serves all the complaints felt by the elderly, ranging from back pain, joint pain in the legs, shortness of breath, sleeping difficulty and dizziness.
“I feel dizzy easily and sore legs, thank you Mas Retno, I will drink the medicine directly” said Mbah Tomo ( 85th) To Ratno Sungkowo, Facilitator of Rumah Zakat.
Ratno said that free medical treatment for the elderly is an implementation of ‘Senyum Sehat’ Health Program of Rumah Zakat.
“Hopefully this activity will be routinely held every month because this is a recommended program of community leaders in Pacarejo village, well for this month the target is elderly in RT 3 and 4 in Jetis Kulon Hamlet” he said.
After all the elderly get services and medication, the event closed with a relaxed conversation between medical officers, posyandu cadres, and Rumah Zakat Facilitators who agreed that in next month posyandu elderly activities will be carried out at Ruslan Winarto’s house which is a youth leader and Pokdarwis Kalisuci.
“Hopefully this free examination and treatment of elderly can provide benefits to the elderly so that the elderly are getting healthy and get the spirit to worship” Added Retno.
Newsroom / Lailatul Istikhomah