Chapter 1 Trends and Issues

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MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. What fact explains the shift of health care focus toward the older adult in the late 1960s?

  1. Disability was viewed as unavoidable.
  2. Complications from disease increased mortality.
  3. Older adults’ needs are similar to those of all adults.
  4. Preventive health care practices increased longevity.

ANS: D
Increased preventive health care practices, disease control, and focus on wellness helped people live longer.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 1 OBJ: 2
TOP: Aging Trends KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development

2. To what age group does the term “aged” apply? a. 55–64 years of age
b. 65–74 years of age
c. 75–84 years of age

d. 85 and older ANS: C

The term aged refers to persons who are 75–84 years of age.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: p. 2
TOP: Age Categories KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development

3. Which of the following is true of ageism?

  1. It is discrimination against persons solely on the basis of age.
  2. It causes a person to fear aging.
  3. It involves the use of cultural sensitivity to address concerns of aging.
  4. It focuses on resources for the older adult.

ANS: A
Ageism is a negative belief pattern that influences persons to discriminate against persons solely on the basis of age and can lead to destructive behaviors toward the older adult.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 4 OBJ: 3 TOP: Ageism KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation
MSC: NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Psychosocial Adaptation

4. What is the most beneficial legislation that has influenced health care for the older adult?

  1. Medicare and Medicaid
  2. Elimination of the mandatory retirement age
  3. The Americans with Disabilities Act
  4. The Drug Benefit Program

OBJ: 1

ANS: A
The broadest sweeping legislation beneficial to the older adult is Medicare and Medicaid. The elimination of the mandatory retirement age does not apply to health care. The Americans with Disabilities Act deals with all Americans with disabilities, not just the older adult. The Drug Benefit Program was added to Medicare, but deals only with medications.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: pp. 15-16 OBJ: 6 TOP: Legislation KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation
MSC: NCLEX: N/A

5. What housing option for the older adult offers the privacy of an apartment with restaurant- style meals and some medical and personal care services?

  1. Government-subsidized housing
  2. Long-term care facility
  3. Assisted-living center
  4. Group housing plan

ANS: C
Assisted-living arrangements offer the privacy of an apartment or condominium with meals prepared and served, limited medical care, and a variety of personal services.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: p. 13 OBJ: 9
TOP: Housing Options KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation

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