Quiz: Alternative Living Arrangements for Older People
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Some older people choose to live as unmarried partners for financial or other reasons. A consequence of this decision is that the person’s partner may experience challenges with the health care system, such as which of the following?

  • A.

    The unmarried partner may be legally required to make all decisions for a cognitively impaired patient.

  • B.

    The unmarried partner may be the only person who is able to visit the patient in the hospital.

  • C.

    The health care system may not recognize the unmarried partner as having a role in making caregiving decisions.

  • D.

    The health care system may require the unmarried partner to pay the hospital bill of the patient regardless of insurance.

Am I correct?