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Experiencing the Lifespan

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

The Physical Challenges of Aging

Quiz 14 :

The Physical Challenges of Aging

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William is a certified nursing assistant (CNA)in a nursing home facility.According to the text,on the wages William makes,he can:
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C

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Jon and Karen have worked their way up the socioeconomic status ladder;this gives them a better chance of living a healthier and longer life.This relationship between socioeconomic social status and a longer lifespan is called the:
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D

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At age 76,Jason needs almost constant care.He can no longer stand without assistance or go to the bathroom by himself.Jason has problems with:
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Who has the highest automobile accident rates per miles driven?
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Ilana,an avid knitter,noticed recently that,for the first time,she was having trouble seeing the hole through which to pull the knitting needle.Ilana is most likely in her:
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Seventy-year-old Laticia lives in rural Tennessee with her husband.The couple has a daughter who recently visited with three grandchildren.When one of her grandchildren asks,"Grandma,how long have you lived here?" Laticia replies,"We've lived in Georgia for the last 20 years." In fact,Laticia and her family moved away from Georgia almost 40 years ago.Laticia may be suffering from early stage dementia because she is forgetting _____ information.
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Jeannie,a highly intelligent 45-year-old woman,has the APOE-4 marker for Alzheimer's.Jeannie will:
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Khalid has reached his late 50s.You can predict that he will have all of the following visual problems EXCEPT troubles:
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All of the following are true of Hispanic Americans who live in poverty EXCEPT that they tend to:
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Ritkriti is an elderly woman who is having trouble with everyday household tasks such as cooking.These tasks are called:
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Yolanda has always been a great cook.However,at the age of 90,she now is unable to cook for herself,although she can still walk and dress herself.Yolanda has a problem with:
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Vanessa was recently diagnosed with dementia.In pinpointing the specific type of dementia,doctors explain that this woman's illness,called _____,involves impairments in the vascular blood system,or network of arteries feeding the brain.
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Marc has instrumental ADL [activities of daily living] impairments.He lives alone,has sufficient financial resources,and does not require 24-hour nursing care.Which care option might be ideal for Marc?
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Professor Stanwyck,a 50-year-old instructor at a community college,is beginning to have problems reading students' papers,especially when the students use small fonts and print their work on white paper.Professor Stanwyck MOST likely is developing:
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Although average life expectancy has increased dramatically,the _____ lifespan has not changed at all.
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Your friend,Carrie,is concerned that her mother may be showing early signs of Alzheimer's disease.All of the following are good pieces of advice that you could offer to Carrie EXCEPT to:
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Gertrude,a mentally sharp but physically impaired resident at a local assisted-living facility,complains that the staff talks to her as if she were a baby.The staff is using:
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Grace has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.Grace has a major type of a general category of problem known as:
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According to statistics,compared to a middle-class adult,a low-income person will die _____,and become disabled at a(n)_____ age.
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The main cause of limiting independent living later in life is:
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