Counseling Aged Populations


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The aged population

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1. The time of life after age 65 is called:

2. Discrimination against older adults is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Adults over 65 are a demographic that require a specific form of counseling. Understanding life events specific to older populations will ensure they receive better counseling. This quiz focuses on important facts about those in late adulthood.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is here for you to test your knowledge of an aged population in the following ways:

  • Recognize facts about the aged population
  • Recall the term that refers to life after age 65
  • Understand concerns of those in late adulthood
  • Recognize things that are becoming more common in late adulthood
  • Explain the type of discrimination older adults may face

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from relevant information about aged populations in the corresponding lesson
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what is and is not concerning during late adulthood
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge acquired about older adults
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions relating to aged populations

Additional Learning

For more information review the lesson called Counseling Aged Populations. It goes into more detail about the above topics and covers the following objectives:

  • Define late adulthood
  • Understand the demographics and how the aged population is increasing
  • Give examples of concerns older adults face
  • Combat stereotypes of aged populations