Physiological and psychosocial change and the need of health intervention model for elderly

Tabanan Regency, Bali Province in 2018

  • Diah Pradnya Paramita Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Indonesia
  • IGP Adiatmika Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Indonesia
  • Tuty Kuswardhani Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Indonesia
  • I Wayan Mustika Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Indonesia
Keywords: Elderly, Human Life, Physiological, Psychosocial Change, Health Intervention Model


Elderly was the final stage of the human life cycle. The humans would surely experience change physically and mentally. The physiological needs were a very primary need and absolutely ought to be fulfilled to maintain biological homeostasis and survival for each human being. The research was intended to explore physiological and psychosocial changes occurred in the elderly and the health intervention model. It was most likely to be received by the elderly in Tabanan Regency, Bali Province. A qualitative method was applied in the present study based on the phenomenological design approach. The sample in the present study was taken a maximum variation. The research subject displayed many variations, data collection was obtained from in-depth interviewed, focused group discussions and observation. The results of the study indicated that the respondents had experienced physiological change. The more age cause of the ability and distrust of others towards the expressed diseases. The research was expected to improve the quality of the old life, depending on health aspects. It, therefore, was very important to develop an elderly health intervention program. It was designed to their needs and desires. The program would be easily accepted if they really thought was important.


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How to Cite
Paramita, D. P., Adiatmika, I., Kuswardhani, T., & Mustika, I. W. (2018). Physiological and psychosocial change and the need of health intervention model for elderly. International Journal of Health Sciences, 2(2), 61-67.
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