Adaptive/Assistive Equipment

An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.

More Common Terms

  • Osteoporosis A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle. Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.
  • Senior Centers Community or residential centers with activities and non-medical services designed for independent older adults to promote well-being, activity, social interaction and meals.
  • Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.

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