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1

What percent of geriatric patients who fall and fracture their hip die? Completely recover? Somewhat recover? etc

1/5 die
2/5 Immobile
1/5 mostly back to baseline
1/5 back to baseline

2

What is the age range for "young old"?

65-74

3

What is the age range for "middle old"?

75-84

4

What is the age range for "old-old"?

85+

5

What fraction of older americans have multiple chronic conditions?

2/3

6

What are the top 3 chronic conditions of older americans?

1. Depression
2. Arthritis
3. Alzheimer's

7

What are the four instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs)?

1. Managing money
2. Shopping
3. Preparing meals
4. Taking medications

8

What are the four ADLs?

1. taking care of personal hygiene
2. Feeding themselves
3. Getting dressed
4. Toileting

9

What fraction of older adults have trouble using everyday health info?

7/10

10

Persons over what age have the smallest percentage of people with proficient health literacy skills?

65+

11

What are the three ingredients for a good life?

1. Someone to love
2. Something to do
3. Something to look forward to