Sociology

Sociology

Quiz 9 :

Aging

Quiz 9 :

Aging

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________ involves studying the physiological aspects of aging and the unique health concerns of older persons.
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________ ________ occurs when a society is experiencing a growth in the proportion of its people who are older; typically 65 and over.
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________ women have been described as the "crème de la crème" because they tend to have higher levels of education and occupational prestige than their married counterparts.
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________ involves studying the physiological aspects of aging and the unique health concerns of older persons.
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The debate regarding mandatory ________ reflects the ongoing tension between individual justice and comparative justice, or group rights.
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Viewing population aging as a ________ crisis is a perfect example of turning something very positive-the unprecedented opportunity to live a long and mostly healthy life-into a problem rather than a welcome challenge.
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The ______ of the older population has improved steadily over the last century.
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The financial setback suffered by many women when a husband dies can be described as a ________ issue, because it is a consequence of a social world built upon a gendered division of labour in which women depend upon their partners for financial security.
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The support provided to older people can be either or .
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The average age of the ________ population is much younger than for the total Canadian population, reflecting lower life expectancy, higher rates of some diseases, and poorer services.
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The fastest-growing portion of our population consists of Canadians aged:
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The ________ ________ approach documents the shortcomings of older persons' social network, the burden of providing care, the conflicts that may ensue between older parents and their children, and more generally, the negative impact of the ups and downs of old age on the parent-child relationship.
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The ________ perspective encourages us to connect the lives of older persons to their earlier lives.
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In terms of martial status, trends indicate that growing proportions of Canadians will enter old age ________.
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Population aging occurs when a society is experiencing growth in the proportion of its people who are older, typically age ________ and over.
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The ________ perspective focuses upon the strength of family ties between generations.
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It is generally agreed that the two basic objectives of our retirement income system-ensuring both an adequate basic income for all seniors and an adequate ________-have not been met.
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The personal incomes of women are far lower than those of men. This means that loss or absence of a spouse leaves women in a far worse financial position than is true for men, with the exception of the ________ woman, in which case older women have higher incomes than older men.
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According to Canadian Family Physician (May, 1999), ________ is often not diagnosed among the elderly, in part because the symptoms are taken as part of being an older person.
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In comparison with the United States, Canada has been described as a country that favours a more ________ solution to problems, as is evident in universal social programs such as health care.
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