lifespan chapter 15

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As generations have ______ members, it is predicted that intergenerational relationships will become ______ important. more; less more; more fewer; more fewer; less
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fewer, more
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When searching for a quality long-term nursing facility, one should look for: a large number of staff members. arrangements that provide independence and privacy for the residents. a clean-smelling facility. None of these answers is correct.
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arrangements that provide independence and privacy for the residents
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Preserving the self is crucial to older adults. This explains such behaviors as: All of these answers are correct. encouraging their grandchildren to repeat family rituals and prayers. compulsive hoarding. resisting a move to a new dwelling.
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all are correct
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One way that older adults may attempt to hold on to their identity is to: take computer classes. have plastic surgery. change their personality. hoard personal items.
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hoard personal items
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Many elderly do not move to Florida or Arizona because: they can’t afford it. they are too ill. None of these answers is correct. they prefer to live in their own home and stay in familiar surroundings.
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they prefer to live in their own home and stay in familiar surroundings
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In the United States, on average a black woman who has reached age 65 has ______ more years to live. A 65-year-old white woman has ____ more years to live. 15; 17 10; 16 22; 23 12; 21
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15,17
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In Asian nations, parents depend more on ____________ for support in old age. their sons and daughters-in-law the government their grandchildren their daughters
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sons and daughter in laws
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Conflict between older and younger adults is more likely in ______________ relationships than in _______________ ones. emotionally close; distant emotionally distant; close geographically close; distant geographically distant; close
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emotionally close, distant
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About five percent of those over age 65 in the United States: have never married. are divorced. have been married more than one time. are married.
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have never married
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Retirement offers opportunities to: continue one’s education. maintain one’s home and yard. get involved in politics. All of these answers are correct.
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all answers are correct
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Martin, age 86, is no longer able to bathe and dress himself. He also needs help in eating. He is considered: a typical elderly person for his age. to be frail. to need an assisted-living arrangement. to have normal daily life activities for his age.
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to be frail
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Older adults seeking to integrate their unique experiences with their vision of community is the definition of: integrity versus despair. All of these answers are correct. identity versus role confusion. the final stage of Maslow’s developmental sequence
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integrity vs. despair
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Recent research concerning work and retirement has found that most older adults want to _______. continue working None of the above are correct. stop working as soon as they are eligible to do so work until age 80
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continue working
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A characteristic of intergenerational relationships between older adults and their grown children is that: assistance is usually not provided based on need or ability to provide it. daughters feel stronger affection for parents than do sons. personal contact depends mostly on whether the adult child works. daughters feel a stronger obligation to parents than do sons.
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daughters feel a stronger obligation to parents than do sons
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The obligation of adult children to care for their aging parents is referred to as: filial responsibility. intergenerational care. generational duty. eldercare.
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familial responsibility
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A preference of the elderly to remain in the same home and community, adjusting but not leaving when health fades, is called: aging in place. a natural retirement arrangement. aging at home. home rigidity.
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aging in place
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In the United States, on average a black woman who has reached age 65 has ______ more years to live. A 65-year-old white woman has ____ more years to live. 12; 21 22; 23 15; 17 10; 16
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15,17
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The best long-term-care facilities provide: individual choices. good meals and snacks. adequate staff. medical treatment.
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individual choices
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The crucial variable in the well-being of the elderly may be _______, not _________. gender; ethnicity or ageism income; gender or ethnicity ageism; gender or ethnicity ethnicity; gender or ageism
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income, gender or ethnicity
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_______ occurs when older adults choose to cope successfully with mental and physical limitations by setting goals, assessing their own abilities, and figuring out how to accomplish their goals. Compensation Accommodation Selective optimization with compensation Assimilatio
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selective optimization with compensation
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During which of Erikson’s stages do older adults seek to integrate their unique experiences with their vision of community? identity versus despair generativity versus stagnation integrity versus despair integrity versus stagnation
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integrity vs. despair
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A beanpole family is: a span of generations of a family that has many members in each generation. a span of generations of a family that has only a few members in each generation. a span of generations of a family that has many aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, and sisters. two generations of a family with four or more children.
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a span of generations of a family that has only a few members in each generation
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Volunteering is associated with: All of these answers are correct. meeting a person’s needs for social interaction. better health. less depression
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all are correct
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In the United States, the cost of individualized long-term nursing care: is largely paid by public insurance, such as Medicaid. is overestimated by most Americans. averages $50,000 a year. averages $85,000 a year
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According to your text, a study in China showed that among the _____, activity correlated with health, and that among the ________, activity did not correlate with longevity. old-old; young-old old-old; oldest-old young-old; oldest-old young-old; old-old
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young old, oldest old
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Martin, age 86, is no longer able to bathe and dress himself. He also needs help in eating. He is considered: to have normal daily life activities for his age. to need an assisted-living arrangement. to be frail. a typical elderly person for his age.
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to be frail
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Sexual intimacy is a major aspect of long-lasting marriages. Younger adults tend to measure sexual activity by _______, and older adults value _______. frequency of orgasm; knowing how to please frequency of orgasm; satisfaction of intimacy longevity; intimacy intimacy; longevity
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frequency of orgasm, satisfaction of intimacy
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Many elderly do not move to Florida or Arizona because: they are too ill. None of these answers is correct. they can’t afford it. they prefer to live in their own home and stay in familiar surroundings.
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they prefer to live in their own home and stay in familiar surroundings
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Grandparents who are responsible full-time for grandchildren: feel younger. have more illness and depression. have stronger marriages. have an ideal source for generativity.
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have an ideal source for generativity

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