______ of the oldest old need some help in doing personal activities of daily living,such as bathing,eating,dressing,toileting,and walking.
A) Less than half
D) Over 80 percent
Research indicates that for the oldest old,chronic diseases
A) are rare.
B) often do not create functional limitations.
C) keep almost all of them from living alone.
D) keep almost all of them from doing their own personal and household chores without help.
_________ percent of the elderly 85 years and over live alone at home.
A) Less than 15
D) More than 50
______ percent of the oldest old live in the household of an adult child or other person.