Health 1100 Chapter 14

People 65 and older make up what percentage of the U.S. populations?
More than 12 percent
3.4% of senior citizens live in skilled nursing care facilities.
True
53,364 people were 100 years old or older in the United States in 2010.
True
For healthy aging, one must consume calcium, Vitamin D and protein.
True
All of the sexual changes occur in aging men EXCEPT
extended duration of orgasm
Progressive brain impairments that interfere with memory and normal intellectual functioning are
dementias
All of the following are ways to help a grieving friend EXCEPT
avoiding talking about the person who died or mentioning their name.
Exercise throughout life can prevent much of the decline in heart and lung function typically seen with aging.
True
Many older people engage in regular sexual activity.
True
Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia.
True
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