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Aging Gracefully
Aging Gracefully: Live longer, live better.

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Aging Gracefully

How much do you know about the challenges of aging?

  1. By 2020, the number of Hispanic elderly will increase at a higher rate than the number of older African-Americans or non-Hispanic whites.

    True
    False

  2. Because of their age, retired Americans are reluctant to become involved in their communities.

    True
    False

  3. More than a third of Hispanic American households take responsibility for the care of parents and older relatives.

    True
    False

  4. The majority of Hispanic caregivers rely on which of the following to deal with their caregiving responsibilities?

    Faith
    Prayer
    Family and friends
    All of the above.

  5. Research has consistently shown that older non-Hispanic whites are more reliant on family caregiving than older members of minority groups.

    True
    False

  6. Poor nutrition is associated with many adverse health conditions, including increased risk for chronic disease, infection, disability, longer hospital stays and readmission.

    True
    False

  7. Which of the following types of activities are required to improve the health of the elderly?

    Endurance activities
    Strength activities
    Flexibility and balance activities
    All of the above


 
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