Heath and Aging

What's Your Aging IQ?

Harry is 80.

Harry is 80 woman giving man a vision testand seems depressed lately. His wife has noticed a change in his mood around the house and is concerned. He has always loved to drive his car. But, lately, he's worried when he gets behind the wheel. His vision seems to be changing. Last week he almost hit a messenger on a bike. The eye doctor says he has a cataract in one eye and needs surgery.

8. Is cataract surgery likely to help Harry see better? Yes / No

9. Since he is 80, will Harry still have to stop driving his car anyway? Yes / No

10. Depression isn't normal at Harry's age. Maybe he needs to see a doctor. True / False

Publication Date: July 2010
Page Last Updated: January 22, 2015

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