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KNOWLEDGE BUSTER. HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT OLDER ADULTS?. Question 1 - 10. TRUE OR FALSE? Falls are an expectation of age progression. Answer 1 – 10. FALSE. Question 1 - 20. TRUE OR FALSE? High intensity workouts are not contraindicated for older adults. Answer 1 – 20. TRUE.

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KNOWLEDGE BUSTER

HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT OLDER ADULTS?

question 1 10
Question 1 - 10
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Falls are an expectation of age progression.

question 1 20
Question 1 - 20
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

High intensity workouts are not contraindicated for older adults.

question 1 30
Question 1 - 30
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Hearing loss occurs in over 60% of older adults who then require a hearing aid.

question 1 40
Question 1 - 40
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

A higher BMI is ideal after the age of 75 years.

question 1 50
Question 1 - 50
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Urinary incontinence is an inevitable part of aging.

question 2 10
Question 2 - 10
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

More than 50% of the elderly are afflicted with Alzheimer’s Dementia.

question 2 20
Question 2 - 20
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Memory Loss is an expectation of aging.

question 2 30
Question 2 - 30

Name three activities that could potentially enhance memory.

answer 2 30
Answer 2 – 30
  • Eat Antioxidants
  • Physical Exercise
  • Brain Exercise
question 2 40
Question 2 - 40

What type of memory decompensates first with initial cognitive loss?

A. Long term memory

B. Short term memory

answer 2 40
Answer 2 – 40

B. ShortTerm Memory

question 2 50
Question 2 - 50
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Delirium is generally easy to manage once the underlying cause is identified.

question 3 10
Question 3 - 10
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Most older adults remain cheerful and

outgoing as they age.

question 3 20
Question 3 - 20
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Most older adults experience a Major Depressive episode.

question 3 30
Question 3 - 30
  • TRUE OF FALSE?

If an older person does not look depressed, he/she does not feel depressed.

question 3 40
Question 3 - 40
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Behavioral issues associated with dementia are more likely to occur in the middle stages of the disease.

question 3 50
Question 3 - 50
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Anxiety increases with advancing age.

question 4 10
Question 4 - 10
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

There is normal trajectory to aging.

question 4 20
Question 4 - 20
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

It is common to have a co-morbid medical diagnoses as one ages.

question 4 30
Question 4 - 30
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Most older adults want to live with their children or other relatives.

question 4 40
Question 4 - 40
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Most older adults are early risers.

question 4 50
Question 4 - 50
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Alcohol and substance abuse are issues with older adults.

question 5 10
Question 5 - 10
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Most older adults are not interested in or able to have enjoyable sex lives.

question 5 20
Question 5 - 20
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Older woman are just as interested in sex as older men.

question 5 30
Question 5 - 30
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Older gay and lesbian individuals have trouble with aging because they can no longer find suitable partners who are willing to have sex with them.

question 5 40
Question 5 - 40
  • TRUE OR FALSE?

Older adults need to continue to practice safe sex.

question 5 50
Question 5 - 50
  • What are the hormonal changes that sometimes occur in males and females as they age that can impact on sexual issues?
  • What are the interventions?
answer 5 50
Answer 5 – 50
  • Men can experience decreased testosterone which can lead to a decreased sex drive and erectile dysfunction.
  • Woman can have decreased levels of estradiol and estrogen which can lead to vaginal dryness.
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