Chronic disease

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

More Common Terms

  • Arthritis Ailments that involve sore or swollen joints. Symptoms may also include redness, joint pain, stiffness and restricted motion. Various types of Arthritis include Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid and Gout.
  • Medicare Part D Also known as the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. Medicare owners can elect this higher coverage to receive discounts on certain prescription drugs.
  • Stroke A sudden loss of consciousness followed by paralysis which is caused by hemorrhage into the brain, formulation of a blood clot or mass of undissolved matter in the blood.

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