Better known as skilled nursing facilities (SNF) or nursing homes, these State-licensed facilities provide a therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or cannot live independently or in an assisted living enviroment due to medical requirements and needs.
More Common Terms
- Ambulatory Aids Devices that help individuals move safely and independently. These include walkers, crutches, canes, scooters and wheelchairs.
- Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.
- 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.