Elder Abuse

The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.

More Common Terms

  • Assisted Living Facilities Residential housing that maximizes an individual's ability to live independently and provides a lower level of assistance than that at a skilled nursing facility. Services include 24-hour on-call assistance and help with personal and home care such a...
  • Post-acute Care Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.
  • Spend Down A requirement that an individual use up most of his or her own income to meet Medicaid eligibility requirements.

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