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Age with dementia as measured by the activities or behaviors a person can perform

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Explanation:
The reasoning for functional age is that one's place in the aging process may be better represented by a measure other than chronological age.

Blockages caused by atherosclerosis in the blood arteries have a role in the emergence of heart conditions and other circulatory problems.

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Explanation:
Atherosclerosis steadily takes hold when plaque is formed in your blood by cholesterol, fat, blood cells, and other elements. Your arteries narrow as a result of plaque buildup. As a result, the body's essential organs receive less blood that is oxygen-rich.

Sleep disturbance, loss of interest, inability to pay attention or concentrate, appetite loss, irritability, memory loss, trouble planning, difficulty speaking, and, in later stages, incontinence are all symptoms of functional age.

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Explanation:
Dementia is a word used to describe the poor memory, thinking, or decision-making that interferes with performing daily tasks rather than a specific disease.

Ageism: The application of stereotypes to people based only on their age.

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Explanation:
Ageism is the term for stereotypes (how we see the world), prejudice (how we feel about others), and discrimination (how we treat people) that are based on age.

Low-density lipoprotein, or HDL, is a type of lipoprotein that carries "bad cholesterol" in the blood.

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Explanation:
Your risk of heart disease and stroke increases if your LDL cholesterol levels are high. High-density lipoprotein, or HDL, cholesterol collects cholesterol in the blood and transports it back to the liver, earning it the moniker "good" cholesterol.

Group insurance with access to participating hospitals, clinics, and doctors is known as an HMO (Health Maintenance Organization).

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Explanation:
Health maintenance organization (HMO) insurance offers health insurance to those who are insured in exchange for monthly or yearly payments. When a person visits a doctor or other provider who is a part of the HMO's network, they pay less in premiums than individuals who have other types of health insurance.

MEDICARE is a federal health insurance program for individuals 65 and older.

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Explanation:
Medicare is a federal government program that offers health care coverage (insurance) if you are 65 or older, under 65 and have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), or under 65 and receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for a specific period of time.

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