Devices that help individuals move safely and independently. These include walkers, crutches, canes, scooters and wheelchairs.
More Common Terms
- Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
- Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
- Adult Day Health Care A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.