An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.
More Common Terms
- Administration on Aging (AoA) The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.
- Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRCs) A residential community that offers a continuum of care from private apartments to skilled nursing care at the same location. It is designed to meet changing needs while allowing residents to avoid relocating.
- Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.