EFFORTS TO OPTIMIZE FAMILY DUTIES FOR PREVENTION OF HYPERTENSION COMPLICATIONS THROUGH HEALTH EDUCATION
Hypertension is a disease caused by blood circulation disorders which is still a problem in public health. The purpose of this community service activity is to increase the understanding of cadres, the elderly and families in preventing complications in the elderly suffering from hypertension. Community service is carried out by providing health education to cadres, the elderly and families on how to care for the elderly with hypertension to prevent complications. Activities carried out at the elderly posyandu and followed by all cadres, the elderly and accompanying families. Health education is carried out by providing presentation materials and giving leaflets. After the health education is carried out, it is hoped that cadres, the elderly and families will understand how to care for the elderly with hypertension so that the elderly do not experience hypertension complications such as stroke, heart failure, etc.