Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRCs)
A residential community that offers a continuum of care from private apartments to skilled nursing care at the same location. It is designed to meet changing needs while allowing residents to avoid relocating.
More Common Terms
- Social Security A federally-administered program that provides monthly benefits to eligible workers who are either disabled or age 62 and over, and certain family members.
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) A professional trained and certified to provide health services including technical nursing services, administration of medication, and changing of dressings.
- Disability Insurance A type of insurance coverage that compensates some percentage of a worker's total wages should they become sick and/or injured and therefore unable to work.