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Traditional dance “Molong Kopi” for maintaining of health status among older adults in long-term care of Indonesia

Kholid Rosyidi Muhammad Nur (Department of Community, Family and Geriatric Nursing, Universitas Jember, Jember, Indonesia)
Tantut Susanto (Department of Community, Family and Geriatric Nursing, Universitas Jember, Jember, Indonesia and Division of Health Service and Policy, Center of Excellence of Agromedicine, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia)
Rismawan Adi Yunanto (Department of Community, Family and Geriatric Nursing, Universitas Jember, Jember, Indonesia)
Latifa Aini Susumaningrum (Department of Community, Family and Geriatric Nursing, Universitas Jember, Jember, Indonesia)
Hanny Rasni (Department of Community, Family and Geriatric Nursing, Universitas Jember, Jember, Indonesia)

Working with Older People

ISSN: 1366-3666

Article publication date: 8 March 2022

Issue publication date: 2 August 2022

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Abstract

Purpose

This study examined the influence of traditional dance “Molong Kopi” for maintaining health status of older adult (OA) in long-term care of Indonesia.

Design/methodology/approach

A randomized control trial study conducted 21 of OA intervention group and 20 of OA control group. Molong Kopi dance intervention was carried out for eight weeks. Health status was measured on blood pressure, risk for fall, balance and quality of sleep of OA.

Findings

There was a significant differences between the intervention group and the control group on systole blood pressure, fall risk and sleep quality (p < 0.05). The number of OA who were not at risk for fall after the intervention were increased from 14 to 38%. The quality of sleep of OA was also changed to good sleep quality from 43 to 90%.

Originality/value

Molong Kopi dance in OA can reduce systolic blood pressure, reduce the risk of falls and improve sleep quality better.

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Acknowledgements

Hibah KeRis 2019. 2019.

Conflict of Interest: None declared. The author would like to thank Research Group Healthy and Wellness for Elderly Studies of Faculty of Nursing and Departement of Research and Community Engagement of University of Jember for facilitating research. Nursing Homes (PSTW) in Jember, Bondowoso, and Banyuwangi for supporting research activities. Internship student of Faculty of Nursing, University of Jember who willing to attend and to collect the data in this study.

Citation

Nur, K.R.M., Susanto, T., Yunanto, R.A., Susumaningrum, L.A. and Rasni, H. (2022), "Traditional dance “Molong Kopi” for maintaining of health status among older adults in long-term care of Indonesia", Working with Older People, Vol. 26 No. 3, pp. 238-245. https://doi.org/10.1108/WWOP-04-2021-0017

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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