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
- Senior scams Illegitimate offers or opportunities that take advantage of seniors and attempt to steal assets.
- Power of Attorney A legal document granting someone the right to make decisions for another. In the case of an elder, the document may relate to both financial and health care decisions.
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) A condition caused by the inability of the heart to maintain adequate circulation of blood due to lack of strength or other factors.