Alzheimer's & Dementia Test

1. Aging is the process of growing old that starts at age 65.
2. We all age at the same rate.
3. Approx. 92% of older adults have at least one (1) chronic disease, and 77% have at least two (2).
4. There is one (1) way to measure age.
5. Ageism is a form of discrimination practiced against older adults.
6. Mental confusion is a normal sign of growing old.
7. Older adults may become frustrated and angry with their slowness and dependency.
8. It is be st to rush the older client with their activities so they will not get short of breath.
9. Older adults cherish their independence.
10. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia.
11. Facts about Alzheimer's disease include:
12. All people with Alzheimer's will have the same symptoms and behaviors.
13. Alzheimer's can affect a person's abilities in the following ways:
13. As people age, it is not normal to have occasional memory problems.
14. A person with Alzheimer's may feel a loss of one's self.
15. When providing care of a person with Alzheimer's, be aware of the client wandering. Particularly in the _____________ and _____________ (fill in the blanks).
16. Maintaining a _________________, _________________ and _________________ ______________ environment can reduce behavioral symptoms of a person with Alzheimer's (fill in the banks).
17. For a person with Alzheimer's, it is important to structure activity time.
18. Maintaining a good nutrition is important for someone with Alzheimer's.

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