Delirium resembles depression and dementia, but it comes on suddenly but is a temporary condition lasting for hours or linger for days.
More Common Terms
- 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.
- Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
- 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.