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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.

Which of the following can cause balance problems?

medicationinfectionproblems with the inner earall of the above

How much sleep do seniors need a night, in general?

5 to 6 hours6 to 7 hours7 to 8 hoursmore than 8 hours

What is the leading cause of death for people over age 65?

strokecancerheart diseaseAlzheimer’s disease

An inactive woman who is older than 50 should eat about:

1,200 calories a day1,400 calories a day1,600 calories a day1,800 calories a day

Tai chi may help you:

lower your blood pressuresleep betterde-stressall of the above