Refers to the process of planning for what will happen to an individual's assets in the event of his/her death. This generally requires an attorney's involvement.
More Common Terms
- Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.
- 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.
- Custodial Care Personal care services that do not include a skilled nursing care component. Commonly associated with assistance of activities of daily living (ADL).