A social worker or nurse who assists a patient with health care arrangements following a hospital stay.
More Common Terms
- Arthritis Ailments that involve sore or swollen joints. Symptoms may also include redness, joint pain, stiffness and restricted motion. Various types of Arthritis include Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid and Gout.
- Meals on Wheels A volunteer organization that provides routine nutritious meal delivery for homebound older adults unable to provide meals for themselves. Also known as mobile meals.
- Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.