A. experience despair. B. are destitute. C. lack civility. D. experience self-correction. Question 28 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to Paul Costa and Robert McCrae, the “Big Five” personality traits: A. vary with lifestyle changes. B. vary based on social and psychological factors. C. change across adulthood. D. appear stable across adulthood. Question 29 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Grace’s care needs have increased since her husband’s death. She has moved into an independent housing unit that is supported by medical providers as needed. Grace is living in a(n) __________ facility. A. adult day-care B. assisted-living C. skilled-nursing D. support Question 30 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following stages of retirement means that retirees come to grips with the realities of retirement and feel fulfilled with the new phase of life? A. Disenchantment B. Reorientation C. Retirement routine D. Honeymoon Question 31 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points What 1970s legislation was passed that significantly affects the elderly? A. Increase in social security stipends B. Increases in taxes on social security payments C. Mandatory retirement in almost every profession was made illegal D. The age at which people can begin receiving social security was increased to 65 Question 32 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points What statement is true regarding financial issues in late adulthood? A. Social inequities that various socioeconomic groups experience magnify with increasing age. B. Social inequities seem to level out in late adulthood. C. People who spend money early in their lives adopt a meager spending style. D. Cost of living does not have a profound effect in late adulthood. Question 33 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points What percent of African Americans in late adulthood live below the poverty level? A. 8% B. 12% C. 24% D. 31%
Question 34 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following reflects Robert Peck’s view of the first task in old age? A. People must redefine themselves in a manner not relating to their work roles. B. People should reflect on their life’s accomplishments. C. People should begin the process of getting their affairs in order. D. People should develop short-term life goals. Question 35 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Children’s responsibility in perpetuating an older parent’s views, beliefs, values, and standards is called __________, and is responsible for parents wanting closer bonds with their children. A. lifestyle B. characteristics C. developmental stake D. scruples Question 36 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following theorists examined personality in the ego-integrity-versus-despair stage of psychosocial development? A. Robert Peck B. Daniel Levinson C. Erik Erikson D. Bernice Neugarten Question 37 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following stages for adjusting to widowhood relates to buying insurance, preparing a will, and the decision to have children? A. Regret B. Preparation C. Grief and mourning D. Adaptation Question 38 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to children’s responses in a research study, what is the most important way that children should behave toward their elderly parents? A. Writing once a week B. Provide financial help C. Help them understand resources D. Make room in the home in an emergency Question 39 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Renee is 67 years old and is in the hospital because she broke her hip. She will need extensive physical therapy for two months. Which of the following is the proper facility to provide care for her?