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Healthy Aging Quiz

1. The older you are, the more important it is to drink eight glasses of water a day.

True False

2. Nothing can change the swiftness with which you age.

True False

3. Loneliness is bad for your health.

True False

4. Smokers lose more muscle mass as they age than nonsmokers do.

True False

5. The older people get, the healthier they’ve been for most of their lives.

True False

6. Once you retire, you need to pay more attention to your health.

True False

7. You need less sleep as you age.

True False

8. Every year, more than one-third of Americans 65 and older injure themselves in a fall.

True False

9. As you grow older, you will need higher doses of most medications.

True False

10. Eating ice cream regularly will shorten your life.

True False



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Our Mission

The Silver Century Foundation promotes a positive view of aging. The Foundation challenges entrenched and harmful stereotypes, encourages dialogue between generations, advocates planning for the second half of life, and raises awareness to educate and inspire everyone to live long, healthy, empowered lives.

Notable Quote

"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment; in these qualities old age is usually not poorer, but is even richer."

Cicero (106-43 BC)