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Gerontological Nursing 10th Edition Eliopoulos Test Bank Chapter 1 The Aging Population Test Bank MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The nurse explains that in the late 1960s, health care focus was aimed at the ... older adult because: a. disability was viewed as unavoidable. b. complications from disease increased mortality. c. older adults needs are similar to those of all adults. d. preventive health care practices increased longevity. 2. The nurse clarifies that in the terminology defining specific age groups, the term aged refers to persons who are: a. 55 to 64 years of age. b. 65 to 74 years of age. c. 75 to 84 years of age. d. 85 and older. 3. The nurse cautions that ageism is a mindset that influences persons to: a. discriminate against persons solely on the basis of age. b. fear aging. c. be culturally sensitive to concerns of aging. d. focus on resources for the older adult. 4. The nurse points out that the most beneficial legislation that has influenced health care for the older adult is: a. Medicare and Medicaid. b. elimination of the mandatory retirement age. c. the Americans with Disabilities Act. d. the Drug Benefit Program. 5. The nurse clarifies that a housing option for the older adult that offers the privacy of an apartment with restaurant-style meals and some medical and personal care services is the: a. government-subsidized housing. b. long-term care facility. c. assisted-living center. d. group housing plan. 6. The 75-year-old man who has been hospitalized following a severe case of pneumonia is concerned about his mounting hospital bill and asks if his Medicare coverage will pay for his care. The nurses most helpful response is Yes. Medicare: a. pays 100% of all medical costs for persons older than 65. b. Part B pays hospital costs and physician fees. c. Part A pays for inpatient hospital costs. d. Part D pays 80% of the charges made by physicians. .....................................................................................continued,................................................................ [Show More]

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