MEDAN. Saturday (10/20) Held an elderly posyandu and toddlers in Nelayan Village, Medan. Elderly posyandu services include checking blood pressure, weight, metabolic examination and drug administration of elderly diseases. At this elderly posyandu 14 elderly were present. Then the activity continued with Health Counseling with health material in the form of Stunting and prevention methods, with 15 mothers under five attending.
The activities of the Elderly Posyandu and Health Counseling are part of the Elderly and Toddler Family Development program that is routinely carried out once a month.
Through this activity, health promotion and preventive measures against chronic diseases in the elderly can be prevented and knowledge of maternal health for toddler can increase so that the health of children especially nutrition can increase.
“With this counseling we were able to find out that Stunting was short, midget and it had an effect on the health, especially the intelligence of our toddlers,” said July who was one of the mother of toddler who attended the counseling.