Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.

More Common Terms

  • Respite Care Temporary or intermittent care for individuals with functional or cognitive impairments that provides relief to caregivers from the demands of ongoing care. This care can be provided in the home, in the assisted living community or residential care h...
  • Post-acute Care Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.
  • Ambulatory Aids Devices that help individuals move safely and independently. These include walkers, crutches, canes, scooters and wheelchairs.

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