Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

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

More Common Terms

  • Delirium Delirium resembles depression and dementia, but it comes on suddenly but is a temporary condition lasting for hours or linger for days.
  • Transferring The ability to move in or out of a chair, bed or wheelchair. This is one of the activities of daily living.
  • Geriatric Care Manager Also known as a Case or Care Manager. A professional who provides an assessment of an older adult's capabilities to create a care plan to address housing, medical, social and other needs.

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