Ambulatory Aids

Devices that help individuals move safely and independently. These include walkers, crutches, canes, scooters and wheelchairs.

More Common Terms

  • Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.
  • Care Manager A professional who coordinates appropriate social and medical services for those that are not able to fully care for themselves due to a disability or functional limitation. May also be referred to as a Case Manager. Often a nurse or social worker.
  • 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.

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