BSN Core Stereotypes

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Perception of aging and BSN core competencies discussion My perception of aging and senility were different when compared with the facts on aging pre-assessment quiz. The prevalence of individuals that have symptoms of dementia is much higher than I believed. Another misconception I had was believing elderly people were happier than younger individuals. Honestly, the thought of retiring, experiencing the freedom to spend time with loved ones, and enjoying hobbies would lead me to think elders would be happier than younger people. I was also pleasantly surprised to see that only 5% of people that are older than 65 years reside in long-term facilities. One BSN Core Competencies that relates to my perceptions of aging is number

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