Fulfillment of psychosocial needs of the elderly is one of the family responsibilities that must be met through social support and so forth. There is a separate motives behind all actions taken by the family. The purpose of this study was to determine the motive of the psychosocial needs of the elderly in Tambaan, Camplong –Sampang. The theory used in this study is a phenomenology of Alfred Schutz. This study uses a qualitative descriptive approach with Alfred Schutz's phenomenological method. Phenomenology of Alfred Schutz used to see because motives and in order to motive of the family in psychosocial fulfillment of the Elderly. This study shows that the because motive, the psychosocial needs of the elderly in need, which is a form of obligation, compulsion to survive and the desire to get the attention of parents. Existence in order to motive and that motive purpose of such families in order to be pitied, earn money / materials / home, harmony in the family, happiness, to those who are already elderly do not feel lonely, help each other, and devoted to those who are older. Keywords: elderly, family roles, and motives.