Aging in Place

A concept that advocates for allowing an individual to remain in his/her home and the community regardless of cognitive or functional impairments.

More Common Terms

  • Caregiving Refers to services provided to individuals who are unable to fully care for themselves due to a disability or functional limitation. These services can be provided informally by a family member or friend or more formally by a paid professional such a...
  • Speech Therapy Individual or group therapy sessions that help an individual overcome communication conditions such as aphasia, swallowing difficulties, and voice disorders.
  • Medication Management Identification and counseling regarding the medication regime that individuals are using including prescription and over the counter medications, vitamins and home remedies.

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