Adult Development and Aging Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Successful Aging

Quiz 14 :

Successful Aging

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The rapid increase in the number of__________ will force a reconsideration of the issues of discrimination and access to health care, goods, and services.
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Between 1959 and 2010, the number of older individuals living below the poverty line in the United States
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Between now and 2030, the population of older adults will have
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By 2030, the ratio of workers to retirees will likely be
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In the 1970s, benefits paid from Social Security
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Conflict between young/middle-aged adults and older adults has not traditionally been a source of serious problems in society because
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If the ratio of workers to retirees falls from 3:1 to 2:1 as is expected, then to maintain the level of benefits in programs such as Social Security, workers will have to__________ than workers do now.
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The increase in________ that has occurred over the past few decades may result in children feeling a lower sense of obligation to their parents, placing a greater burden for the care of aging adults on society.
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Which is true regarding the dependency ratio?
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One well-known intergenerational conflict is between adolescents and their parents.A lesser known conflict that may have increased potential in the future is between
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The__________ ratio provides insight as to the number of people who have to provide support for those less able to do so.
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The dependency ratio reflects which of the following?
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In the 1970s, older were adults were portrayed as
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Because of the changing population trends in the United States, the chances of________ conflict may increase.
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Because resources in a society are never divided equally among groups, there is always the potential for ____________ between generations.
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Between now and 2030, older adults will come to expect to keep their more affluent lifestyles as well as the benefits they've accrued over their years of working.However, research indicates that
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______________represent(s) the largest generation ever to reach adulthood.
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In the 1980s, the United States Congress began making substantive changes in the benefits to older adults based on the concept of
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By 2030, older adults in the United States will be
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In 1959, roughly____________ of older adults were below the federal poverty line.
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