Author : Minike Barani
Family support is the attitude, actions and family acceptance of supportive family members who are always ready to provide help and assistance if needed. This study aims to determine the relationship of family support with changes in elderly behavior in memory loss in Gamlaha Village Daru Health Center in North Kao District 2019. This research is a quantitative study, with a cross-sectional approach (cross-section). With a large sample of 43 respondents. April-May research time in 2019. That out of 43 respondents the Relationship between Family Support and Behavior Change in Decreased Elderlys memory. Where behavior changes in memory loss with family support by 36 respondents with a percentage of 83.72%, and there is no behavior change in memory loss with family support by 5 respondents with a percentage of 11.63%. Behavioral change has decreased memory without family support by 2 respondents with a percentage of 4.65%. this means that the most showed family support by 41 respondents with a presentation of 95.34%, and Changes in Elderly Behavior in Decreasing Memory showed good Elderly Behavior were of 43 respondents who behaved well 38 respondents with presentations of 88.38%. means that with good family support for the elderly, it will provide happiness for the elderly, where the elderly can move naturally without any pressure. There is a significant relationship between the Relationship of Family Support with Changes in Elderly Behavior in Decreased Memory where the Chi-Square statistical test results of Family Support variables with Changes in Elderly Behavior in Decreasing Memory obtained value (p = 0,000 <0.05) Then the null hypothesis is rejected and alternative hypotheses are accepted. Key words: Family Support, Behavior.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD