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Minority & Other Differences in the Older Population

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On average, Hispanic and African American households earn

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1. When it comes to ageism,

2. These people are likely to face extreme problems with aging due to a lack of access to resources

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Aging can come with different problems for different demographics, and this quiz will test you on some of these differences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions ask you to:

  • Recall what Hispanic and African American households earn on average
  • Recognize true statements about ageism
  • Know which people are likely to face extreme problems with aging
  • Understand what can cause developmentally disabled people to age well or poorly
  • Determine a true statement about aging

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information from the lesson on demographic differences in older populations
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if something is or is not a true statement about aging and ageism
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained with regard to minority household earnings

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Minority & Other Differences in the Older Population is a great resource to further your understanding. This lesson is designed with the following objectives in mind:

  • Define minority
  • Explain how sexual minorities react to discrimination
  • Examine aging factors specific to prisoners and homeless people
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