Personal care services that do not include a skilled nursing care component. Commonly associated with assistance of activities of daily living (ADL).
More Common Terms
- Medicaid A state program that is financed at both the state and federal level that provides medical and long-term care benefits for low-income people. The “Medicaid” term may vary in various states.
- Elder Law The area of law pertaining to the rights and legal matters concerning older adults. This includes such subjects as estate planning, wills, guardianship, powers of attorney, Medicare & Medicaid.
- Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.