aging adult homework - The Aging Adult True\/False 1 Cognitive and intellectual abilities of middle adults change little from young adulthood true 2 The

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The Aging Adult True/False 1 Cognitive and intellectual abilities of middle adults change little from young adulthood. – true 2 The leading causes of chronic illnesses in the middle adult years are rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, alcoholism, and depression. - TRUE 3 By 2025, approximately 25% of the population will be 65 years or older, a group that will be larger than the population of children under 10 years of age. False- by 2030 20% of the population will be 65 years or older, larger than the population of children 0-14. (pg425) 4 Older adults regard themselves as healthy even though more than four out of five (80%) suffer from at least one chronic illness. True, (pg426) 5 There is growing evidence that aging is synonymous with loss of function and disability. False (pg 427) Fill-in-the-Blank 1 Age-associated changes in the immune system, also known as
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  • Fall '15
  • Rothwell
  • older adults, pg

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