Going Out to Lunch: Impact on Continuity of Identity in Older Adults Residing in Assisted Living Public Deposited

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  • February 22, 2019
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  • Corsbie, Lara
    • Affiliation: School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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  • Introduction Number of older adults in US increasing. Many will move to assisted living. Transitioning to assisted living (AL) can result in occupational and identity loss. Leads to decreased quality of life (QOL) and well-being. Sustaining occupational engagement mediates transition to AL, maintains identity, and increases QOL.Lack of research on specific planned programming in AL and how this facilitates continuity of identity in older adults living in AL. How does the social occupation of going out to lunch with the activity director impact continuity of identity in older adults residing in assisted living?
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Allied Health Sciences. Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Student Research Day (2018 : Chapel Hill, NC)
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