Chronic disease

A disease or condition that lasts over a long period of time and typically cannot be cured, often associated with a disability.

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  • Age Restricted Communities A housing area or development, often gated, that restricts ownership and residency to individuals who are over a set age. These communities are set up to accommodate older adults.
  • Foley Catheter A tube inserted into the bladder in order to drain urine.
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