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Senior Quick Quiz—22

When it comes to your well-being, knowledge is power. Brush up before your next check up. Answers appear below.

1. Which of the following can cause balance problems?
 medication
 infection
 problems with the inner ear
 all of the above
2. How much sleep do seniors need a night, in general?
 5 to 6 hours
 6 to 7 hours
 7 to 8 hours
 more than 8 hours
3. What is the leading cause of death for people over age 65?
 stroke
 cancer
 heart disease
 Alzheimer’s disease
4. An inactive woman who is older than 50 should eat about:
 1,200 calories a day
 1,400 calories a day
 1,600 calories a day
 1,800 calories a day
5. Tai chi may help you:
 lower your blood pressure
 sleep better
 de-stress
 all of the above

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