BANTUL. (03/03) Located in Pedukuhan Karet, Pleret Village, Bantul Regency, 18 participants officially graduate to become Care Giver or nurses of the elderly.
The participants came from Karet Pleret Village, Sorowajan Panggungharjo Village, Rendengkulon Timbulharjo Village, and Lor Mergangsan Village which is assisted Village of Rumah Zakat.
For 1 year and 6 months, care giver participants who mostly are housewives get training and materials every month. The material was given by Geriatric scientists who are medical science who studied physiological conditions and diseases associated with elderly people with a focus on premature aging and management of age related diseases.
“Graduation care giver is running smoothly, these mothers is very enthusiastic” said Afreza Health Care Program of Rumah Zakat Yogyakarta.
Dwi endah MPH, Elderly Activist of Rumah Zakat also provides material debriefing to participants about 8 tips in caring for the elderly in fun. The discussion took place serious & fun because directly given examples in caring for the elderly.
“I am very glad to feel the graduation, if my husband was alive maybe he can see how happy I am” said Mrs. Aniyah, one of the participants care giver with sparkling eyes.
Newsroom / Lailatul Istikhomah