GUIDELINE FOR INCREASING INCOME OF THE ELDERLY IN COMMUNITY
This research aimed to study the needs of the elderly in generating more income, thereadiness of the community to promote the income generation of the elderly and guidelines forincreasing the elderly income in the community. Qualitative and quantitative research methodswere used in this research. Informants include 3 community leaders and 33 seniors in thecommunity. Research tools were interview forms and questionnaires. The results showed that theelderly need to work to increase their income. The work must be a hassle-free task and not take along time to do. The work should be a job that the elderly have experienced. Making healthysalted eggs is a job that seniors deem appropriate and want to learn to generate income. Thecommunity has readiness to support the elderly to learn and produce healthy salted eggs for salein the floating market in the community. There is a saving group of communities that the elderlycan borrow as capital. The elderly who participated in the workshop at the community learningcenter said that they had the highest level of knowledge to make salted eggs after the training.When comparing to the pre-training level, it was found that the level of the knowledge issignificantly different at the level of 0.05. The seniors can make healthy salted eggs on theirown. The elderly were satisfied with participating in the activities at the highest level.