Agency on Aging

Test your knowledge


Below are a series of true and false statements about aging, see how many you can get correct!

Test Your Aging Knowledge
1. There are more than 50,000 older adults living in CT.
2. Social Security eliminated poverty for older adults.
3. Ten percent of older adults are family caregivers.
4. Nationally, 3 million grandparents are raising their grandchildren.
5. Less than half of older adults completed high school.
6. The majority of older adults are in poor health.
7. Most older adults have memory loss or dementia.
8. One in ten older adults volunteer in their community.
9. Most older adults end up living in nursing homes.
10. Less than 1% of people over 65 continue to work.