Panti Wreda to Older Women: Diets Requirement, Access, and Malnutrition in Salatiga

Sanubari, Theresia Pratiwi Elingsetyo and Tae, Thomas Kornelis (2020) Panti Wreda to Older Women: Diets Requirement, Access, and Malnutrition in Salatiga. In: GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Projection of elderly number showed it reached until 22.66 million peoples [9.03%] in 2017. Furthermore, a high number of elderly also indicate the vulnerability of older women than older men. Panti Wreda (Nursing homes) as one responds from Indonesia government to provide older people requirement has a responsibility to provide regular food management for residents and suitable for every resident's nutrition needs based on health condition and age. Unfortunately, reality showed the opposite fact. Most older people have food secure but accessing food still become one challenge. Health status, which is related to the aging process needs proper nutrition requirement access accordingly this study want to explore an older women’s condition in Panti Wreda regarding with diets requirement. This study uses a quantitative method with Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) instrument and Body Mass Index (BMI) measurement to collect data. Panti Wreda Sosial Salib Putih gives other option for a resident to accessing food but aging process influence residents' food preferences. Poor food preferences eventually affect nutritional status and lastly provoke malnutrition status on older people, especially elderly women

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: diets requirement elderly women food access food preferences malnutrition nutritional status
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2021 11:52
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2021 11:52

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