Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

A group of chronic disorders that restrict flow of air into and out of the lungs. Disorder examples include asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.

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  • Nursing Homes State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently or in assisted living due to medical requirements. Also known as skilled nursing facilities (SN...
  • Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
  • 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.

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