Aging quiz according to exploring careers

Question 1

.    1.     According to “Exploring Careers” by Linda Weiner, which of the following statements is    FALSE:

. .    a. A.   There is a shift from a disease oriented perspective to a well oriented
 perspective in aging services careers.
. .    b. B.    There has been significant growth in aging-services jobs and service 
  providing jobs account for most of this growth.
. .    c. C.    There has been a significant decline in aging services jobs.
. .    d. D.   Wellness and fitness is a quickly growing career opportunity area in aging services

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Question 2

.    According to Peterson (2013):

. .    a. A. The cost of aging around the world will be extremely high unless something is done to change retirement systems.
. .    b. B. The cost of aging around the world will be about average unless something is done to change retirement systems.
. .    c. C. The cost of aging around the world does not need to be addressed.
. .    d. D. The cost of aging needs to be addressed in third world countries more than in first world or industrialized countries.

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Question 3

.     According to The Caregiver Stress Factsheet at http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/caregiver-stress.html, which of the following is FALSE:

. .    a. A.  Many Americans will be family caregivers at some point during their lives
. .    b. .    B.The majority of family caregivers are middle aged women.
. .    c. .    C. Family caregivers are no more likely than those who are not family caregivers to experience depression and anxiety.
. .    d. .    D. All of the above statements are false.

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Question 4

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True or False: According to the article,  Myers, K. K. and Sadaghiani, K. (2010),  “Millennials in the workplace: a communication perspective on Millennials’ organizational relationships and performance”, there is a need to address intergenerational differences  in the workplace.

.    True 
OR False

Question 5

.    Which of the following statements about AARP and global aging is FALSE:

A.AARP has been participated in major world conferences on aging
B. AARP has partnered with the United Nations (UN) Programme on Ageing.
C.AARP has not been involved in world conferences on aging
D. AARP has been involved in a United Nations (UN) Briefing Series on Aging which is held annually.

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Question 6

.    True or False:  The MIT AgeLab is looking at emerging business markets  in aging as they relate to technology.

True 
OR False

Question 7

.    According to Binstock’s article, “ From Compassionate Ageism to Intergenerational Conflict” which of the following statements is TRUE:

   a. In between the 1930s and 1970s, there was the building of a system which was based on the notion that it was the government’s responsibility to help care for older adults who may be frail and dependent or at significant risk of this.
.       b. In between the 1930s and 1970s, there was no building of a system based on the idea that it was the government’s responsibility to help care for older adults who may be frail and dependent.
.     c. Medicare , which was established in the 1960s, was part of the government’s efforts to build a safety net for older adults who may be frail and dependent.
.     d. Both a and c are TRUE.

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Question 8

.    Which of the following statements about the MIT AgeLab is TRUE:

. .    a. The MIT AgeLab uses a multidisciplinary team to design and manufacture technology that promotes independence and quality of life in older adults.
. .    b. The MIT AgeLab is engaged in technological innovation in health & wellness, transportation, and housing and home services for older adults.
. .    c. .Both a and b are true.
. .    d. None of the above are true.

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Question 9

True or False: According to Moody and Sasser (2012), many boomers report the desire to work into their later lives.

True OR 
False

Question 10

.    According to Pollack’s article, “Women and Aging: Baby Boomers Can Find Strength in Numbers”, which of the following statements is TRUE:

. .    a. Around the age of 40, women tend to become “invisible” and ignored by advertisers and marketers.
. .    b. Women age 50 and above are usually continuing to move forward with their careers or may even be embarking on new careers.
. .    c. Women age 50 and above are commonly winding down with their careers and looking forward to retirement.
. .    d. Women age 50 and above are often reluctant to begin new careers or new businesses.

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Question 11

.    True or False: According to Boomers, Yes, Boomers, Spend the Most on Tech, Story of Marilyn Mobley (http://adage.com/article/digital/consumer-electronics-baby-boomers-spend-tech/146391/), boomers see technology as a way of getting things done.

.    True 
OR False

Question 12

.    According to Binstock’s (2010) article , From Compassionate Ageism to Intergenerational Conflict:

. .    a. American political culture has been characterized by an emphasis on individual freedom and responsibility.
. .    b. American political culture is not discussed since it is not considered important.
. .    c. American political culture has been characterized by an emphasis on larger collective responsibility of society for providing economic security for all groups.
. .    d. None of the above are true.

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Question 13

.    True or False: According to New Zealand Herald, Future NZ: Wearable Robots Keep Elderly Moving: (http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11156524), developing robot technology may promote independence in older adults.

.    True OR 
False

Question 14

.    According to Binstock’s (2010) article, “From Compassionate Ageism to Intergenerational Conflict”:

. .    a. Binstock agrees with all of the assumptions of the Senior Power Model which provides an interpretation of the politics of aging.
. .    b. Binstock does not agree with all of the assumptions of the Senior Power Model which provides an interpretation of the politics of aging.
. .    c. Binstock neither agrees nor disagrees with all of the assumptions of the Senior Power Model which provides an interpretation of the politics of aging.
. .    d. Binstock does not discuss the Senior Power Model which provides an interpretation of the politics of aging.

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Question 15

.    Which of the following statements about AARP’s international work is FALSE:

. .    a. .AARP has been involved in a Convention of the Rights of Older Persons
. .    b. AARP works with the United Nations Programme on Aging.
. .    c. AARP has played a role in world conferences  to promote awareness of the importance of aging issues worldwide.

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. .    d. AARP has declined involvement in any global aging-related initiatives.

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Question 16

.    True or False: In Binstock’s (2010) article, “From Compassionate Ageism to Intergenerational Conflict”, Binstock does not see evidence for intergenerational conflict currently.

.    True OR 
False

Question 17

.    Which of the following statements about Millennials from the Meyers and Sadaghiani (2010) article, “Millennials in the Workplace” is FALSE:

. .    a. Work is not as central in the lives of Millennials as it is in the lives of Boomers.
. .    b. Millennials are confident about what they can do and don’t see the need to “pay their dues” in the workplace.
. .    c. Millennials look for frequent positive feedback from supervisors
. .    d. Millennialstend to have a lot of patience with how long it takes to become a recognized, valuable contributor to an organization and to move up in the organization.

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Question 18

.    True or False: According to the Meyers and Sadaghiani (2010) article, “Millennials in the Workplace” ,Millennials have a strong drive to achieve and to contribute to their communities.

True OR 
False

Question 19

.    Which of the following statements, according to Binstock’s (2010) article, “From Compassionate Ageism to Intergenerational Conflict”, is FALSE:

. .    a. There was a rise of collective societal concern and “compassionate ageism” in the US that started at the time of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, including the Social Security Act of 1935.
. .    b. There was a rise of collective societal concern and “compassionate ageism” that began in the 1990s under President Clinton with the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
. .    c. The economist, Lester Thurow, sees older people as a powerful group of voters who will pursue their own self interests.
. .    d. Peter Peterson and the Peter Peterson Foundation see intergenerational conflict as inevitable in society.

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Question 20

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True or False:  A Bachelor’s degree in Management of Aging Services will provide one with the same background as a Bachelor’s degree in Gerontology.

True 
OR False

 

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