Older Adults

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 154

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Adult Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    50% of people in AA are 50 and older.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Prevention Programs should be tailored to older adults.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The outlook for treatment to be successful in older adults is good.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When communitcating with older adults, you provide information in small chunks?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Most older adults live independently.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Older adults metabolize drugs and alcohol more quickly than younger adults.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Older adults have a decreased tolerance to drugs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the #1 misused Rx for older adults?
    • A. 

      Blood pressure medicine

    • B. 

      Zofran

    • C. 

      Pain relievers

    • D. 

      Zoloft

  • 9. 
    How many total emergency department visits involving misuse of alcohol or drugs for older adults happen in one year.
    • A. 

      50265

    • B. 

      181146

    • C. 

      8348364

    • D. 

      25

  • 10. 
    In 2001, 1.7 million older adults were in need of treatment. Estimate say that the need for treatment will increase to _______ in 2020.
    • A. 

      4.9 million

    • B. 

      1.9 million

    • C. 

      5.7 million

    • D. 

      10 million