A chronic lung condition in which the air sacs in the lungs become overstretched, causing a breakdown of their walls and resulting in decreased resiratory function.
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- Senior Centers Community or residential centers with activities and non-medical services designed for independent older adults to promote well-being, activity, social interaction and meals.
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) A professional trained and certified to provide health services including technical nursing services, administration of medication, and changing of dressings.
- Chronic disease A disease or condition that lasts over a long period of time and typically cannot be cured, often associated with a disability.