Learn how perceptions of aging held by senior living

employees affect the well-being of the residents they serve

For people who work in senior living residences, there is a connection between their perceptions of aging and the way they interact with residents. Senior living employees who have more positive views of aging may be more likely to interact with residents in ways that encourage greater independence and self-direction, which in turn promotes greater resident well-being.

In this Orange Paper, you’ll learn:
  • an overview of the importance of perceptions of aging and autonomy to well-being
  • recent findings on the relationship between employees’ perceptions of aging and their support of residents’ autonomy and independence
  • implications of these findings for the senior living industry
From this Orange Paper:

Ironically, overprotection of residents could potentially contribute to decreases in residents’ health and well-being…

Download your copy of this Orange Paper: Senior Living Employees’ Perceptions of Aging and Why They Matter