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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.