Health 1100 Chapter 14

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

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