which statement is accurate regarding the fear of death? group of answer choices old age is the time when death is most feared. older adults fear the period of uncertainty before death, such as whether they will be able to cope with the loss of control and independence. adults who are deeply religious and adults who are totally irreligious may fear death more than those who are ambivalent about a religious or philosophical tradition. adults who believe their lives have had purpose or meaning appear to be more fearful of death.