Aging in Society: Social Implications for Older Adults Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The idea that industrialized societies give less power to older adults than pre-industrialized societies do is called ____ theory.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of a benefit in a relationship?

Question 3 3. What is one advantage of an age-segregated living situation?

Question 4 4. What factor is a positive aspect of an urban environment for an older adult?

Question 5 5. One reason industrialized societies might not respect older adults is because modern societies are focused on:

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Question 6 6. An older adult is very independent and financially wealthy but has a medical condition that will worsen over the next 10 years. Which of the following options might fit this person best right now?

Question 7 7. Choose the answer that best completes this sentence: The more restrictive an environment...

Question 8 8. Older adults often have civil and political power in cultures where their ____ is valued.

Question 9 9. An older adult requires around-the-clock extensive care and supervision by medical staff. Where are they likely to reside?

Question 10 10. What is the main reason most older adults choose age-segregated communities?

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Question 11 11. The ability to easily connect with services and other people in your immediate environment through utilizing paths and sidewalks is best described as which of the following?

Question 12 12. Choose the example of a life event.

Question 13 13. Businesses can contribute to the well-being of an older population by doing which of the following?

Question 14 14. Expectations for a relationship based on past experience is known as the _____ in social exchange theory.

Question 15 15. An older adult needs a safe place to go during the daytime hours for recreation and socializing while returning their own private home at night. What is the appropriate option?

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Question 16 16.

Which component of the Social Exchange Theory is used to answer the following question?

Could I do better than my current relationship?

Question 17 17. What health benefit does a support system provide?

Question 18 18. Which answer best represents the areas of a person's life impacted by person-environment congruence?

Question 19 19. Research using the life course perspective is primarily interested in:

Question 20 20. An older person with a very low income would like to have their own apartment in the community since they are in excellent health and have little need for support. What option is a good choice?

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Question 21 21. Are age-segregated communities better or worse for an older person?

Question 22 22. A group of people who experience a similar sequence of historical events in their life can be described best by what term?

Question 23 23. Which component of social exchange theory can be used to predict or keep track of the net rewards of a relationship?

Question 24 24. The desire to have their values, interests and preferences respected is a characteristic of which set of people?

Question 25 25. The values held by the people in the area around where you live are most closely connected to which concept?

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Question 26 26. The social exchange theory predicts which of the following?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is most affected by having a support system?

Question 28 28. What distinguishes an age-segregated community from any other type of community?

Question 29 29. A life event can cause what type of change?

Question 30 30. Choose the term that BEST fills in the blank. Turning points can alter the ________ of a person's future.

Aging in Society: Social Implications for Older Adults Chapter Exam Instructions

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