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Old people's impact on our world is ___ everyday

increase

2

knowing about old people who help you prepare for

your own future

3

__% of the population is 65 or older

15.2%

4

the percentage of people over 65 is projected to ___ between now and 2030

increase

5

the percentage of people over 85 is projected to ___ between now and 2050

exponentially increase

6

why is the population pyramid not a pyramid anymore

too many baby boomers, by 2050 when they are all dead it will go back to a pyramid

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baby boomers

1946-1964

8

__ has the highest percentage of its population over 65

japan 17.1% in 2000 and projected to be 26.2% in 2020, we are in 5th with 12.5% in 2000 and 16.6% for 2020

9

there is a shift in the marketplace due to

OLD PEOPLE

10

most read periodical in the world

AARP

11

average life expectancy in the US is __ for men and __ for women

77-m, 82-w

12

everyday you live, your life expectancy __

increases

13

life expectancy at 25 increases with increasing

education

14

since __ life expectancy in the US has increased. at the turn of the __ century less than __ of all americans lived past __, Today over __% do

1900, 20th, half, 65, 80%

15

life expectancy top 3 coutnies

japan, switzerland, france
j- 85.52f/78m
s- 83/78
f: 82/75

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ways to increase life expectancy: go for a _, eat more __, quit ___, lift __, get a ___, add __ to your diet, challenge your ___, be optimistic, spend time with ____, help someone else

go for a walk, eat more fish, quit smoking, lift weights, get a pet, add supplements, challenge your mind, be optimistic, spend time with friends, help someone else

17

knowing about old people is good b/c you can give advice to

people who are aging

18

special considerations at the __ for people born before 1937

airport

19

sandwich generation

people who are caring for their aging parents while supporting their children

20

most common chronic conditions in people 65 and older (are exacting what you would expect)

arthritis (57%), HTN (55%), heart disease (37%), urinary incontinence (19%), diabetes (17), cancer (17) osteoporosis/ broken hips (16), alz (2)

21

top 6 killers of people 65 and older

1. heart disease, 2. cancer, 3. stroke 4. COPD 5. pneumonia/flu 6. diabetes

22

people 65 and older spend most dental dollars in what 4 specialties

1. fixed prosthetic 2. perio, 3. endo 4. removable prosthetic

23

for old people their percentage of patient visits services proved and patient expenditures __ their percentage of the population

exceeded

visits (26%)
services (23%)
expenditures (28%)

basically they take longer than anyone else and spend more

24

medicare is a national __ __ program

national social

25

medicare provides insurance to people ___ and older regardless of __ or __ history, who have worked and paid into he system

65, income, medical

26

medicare covers the cost of health care for some younger people with ___ as well as those with _ __ __ __ and __ __ __ and those needing hospice care

disabilities, end stage renal disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

27

in 2010 medicare provided insurance to __ million americans and __ million people were 65 or older and __ million where younger people with disabilities

48, 40, 8

28

with medicare only __% of the total health care costs fo all enrollees is covered

48

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with medicare, non-covered costs and services are the responsibility of the __, these include long term care and what 3 others?

individual; dental, hearing, vision

30

medicaid is a __ __ program for families and individuals with __ __ established in 1966

social healthcare, low income

31

the largest source of funding for medical and health- related services for people with low income in the US is __. it a means-tested program that is jointly funded by the __ and __ govt but managed by the __

medicaid, state, federal, state

32

with medicaid, each state currently has broad leeway to determine who is libel for implantation of program. states are not __ to participate, although most do,

require

33

medicaid recipients must be __ __ or legal __ __ and may include low income adults, their children and people with certain ___

US citizens, permanent residents, disabilites

34

__ alone does not qualify someone for medicaid

poverty

35

nursing home costs by source of payment (5 sources)

1. medicaid 49%
2. out of pocket 25%
3. medicare 12%
4. private insurance 7
5. other gov't

36

medicare spending has __ between 1980 and 2010

increased (from 54 billion to 520 billion); went from 1.2% of GDP to 3.6%

37

there are 16,100 __ __ in the country

nursing homes

38

__ of all americans will spend some time in a nursing home. there are __ million americans living in a nursing home. __ of nursing home residents are female

42%, 1.8 million, 66.2%

39

median age of nursing home person is __, __% of americans aged 75 and older live in a NH, almost __% of those 95 and older live in a NH. 53% of all NH residents are diagnosed with __

83.2, 7.4%, 50%, dementia

40

in ohio 1,000 nursing homes for __ residents

88k

41

avg cost of nursing home is about __ a month

5k

42

options proposed for dealing with increasing healthcare costs of old people- reduce __ to providers and hospitals, increase __ and other requirements for eligibility, increase __ from older patients, license __ __ providers to provide serves at reduced rates, offer __ for home care v. nursing home care, limit usage of __, put _ _ on certain treatments

payments, age, co-payments, lower level, incentives, pharmaceuticals, age limits