An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.
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- Alzheimer's Disease A progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys mental functions such as memory and learning. Individuals may also experience changes in personality and behavior.
- Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
- Respite Care Temporary or intermittent care for individuals with functional or cognitive impairments that provides relief to caregivers from the demands of ongoing care. This care can be provided in the home, in the assisted living community or residential care h...