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1

T/F: the majority of old people are senile

False

2

T/F: all five senses tend to decline in old age

True

3

T/F: most old people have no interest in or capacity for sexual relations

False

4

T/F: lung capacity tends to decline in old age

True

5

T/F: the majority of old people feel miserable most the time

False

6

T/F: physical strength tends to decline in old age

True

7

T/F: at least one tenth of the aged are living in long stay institutions

False

8

T/F: aged drivers have fewer accidents per person than drivers under 65

True

9

T/F: most older workers cannot work as effectively as younger workers

False

10

T/F: about 80% of the aged are healthy enough to carry out their normal activities

True

11

T/F: most old people are set in their ways unable to change

False

12

T/F: old people usually take longer to learn something new

True

13

T/F: it is almost impossible form,oat old people to learn new things

False

14

T/F: the reaction time of older people is slower than in younger people

True

15

T/F: in general most old people are pretty much alike

False

16

T/F: the majority of old people are seldom bored

True

17

T/F: the majority of old people are socially isolated and lonely

False

18

T/F: older workers have fewer accidents than younger workers

True

19

T/F: over 15% of the us population are now age 65 or over

False

20

T/F: most medical practitioners tend to give low priority to the aged

True

21

T/F: the majority of older people have incomes below the poverty level

False

22

T/F: the majority of old people are working or would like to have some kind of work to do

True

23

Older people tend to become more religious As they age

False

24

T/F: the majority of old people are seldom irritated or angry

True

25

T/F: the health and socioeconomic status of older people in the year 2020 will probably be the same as now

False

26

T/F: older persons have more acute illnesses than persons under 65

False

27

T/F: more older persons have chronic illnesses than limit their activity than younger people

True

28

T/F: a persons height tends to decline in old age

True

29

T/F: older workers have less absenteeism than younger workers

True

30

T/F: the life expectancy of men at age 65 is about the same as women's

False