Introduction to Social Work

Social Work / Family Therapy / Human Services

Quiz 11 :

Social Work and Services for Older Adults

Quiz 11 :

Social Work and Services for Older Adults

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It is projected that people born in 2000 will live almost _____ years longer than those born in 1970.
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C

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The number of workers paying into Social Security compared to the number of recipients of Social Security benefits is called the ______.
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A

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_____ is the term that conveys the principles of health care for older adults, as well as the principles of independence, participation, dignity, care, and self-fulfillment.
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B

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According to the text, which of the following is true:
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The Administration on Aging reports that approximately ____ percent of the older adult poor in the United States are women.
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It is estimated that people who are age 65 or older will make up approximately _____ percent of the world population by 2023.
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Which of the following is true:
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_____ concerns how the aging process can either be hastened or slowed by lifestyle and behavior.
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_____ involves the harboring of negative images of and attitudes toward people simply because they are older.
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Among people age 85 and older, _____ percent need help with basic tasks of self-care.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act was passed by Congress in 1967, prohibiting discrimination against people age _____.
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Of the older adults living in the United States, _____ percent would fall below the poverty line if they were not receiving Social Security benefits.
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In 2005, the average monthly Social Security benefit for retired workers was:
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By 2022, people will be able to receive full Social Security benefits at age:
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Tully coined the term _____, for referring to aging lesbian, gay, and bisexual people.
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_____ is temporary care for an older adult or other person in need, thereby giving the primary caregivers some time free of responsibility.
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If you are trying to encourage public officials to vote for a bill before Congress that would benefit your clients, you are involved in:
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Juan is a social worker in Loving Acres nursing home. His client, Ezekiel, feels like he has no options or control over his life there. Juan decides to help Ezekiel make his own choices about how his room is decorated, as well as lets him wear whatever types of clothes he wants to wear (within reason), and tells him he can eat whatever he chooses. Juan is helping Ezekiel maintain his:
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______ is a concept of empowerment that emphasizes how people can use their strengths to survive, accept new experiences, and learn to appreciate the positive aspects of these new experiences.
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_____ is a concept of empowerment that involves the sense of belonging and relating to other people.
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