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
- Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.
- Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
- Respite Care Temporary or intermittent care for individuals with functional or cognitive impairments that provides relief to caregivers from the demands of ongoing care. This care can be provided in the home, in the assisted living community or residential care h...