Programmed Activity Attendance in Assisted Living: A Study of the Theory of Planned Behavior
Programmed activity attendance is an important, yet understudied topic in assisted living (AL) research. The purpose of this study is to test four predictive models of programmed activity attendance in AL based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB; i.e., TPB, TPB with health as additional predictors of activity attendance, TPB with health as background factors, and TPB with internalized ageism as background factors). The current sample included 202 residents of 21 ALs. Participants ages ranged from 51 to 100 (M = 83.03, SD =10.27), and the majority were female (71%), White (90%), widowed (59%), ...
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