A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.
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- Palliative Care Pain management services to provide comfort to those with life-threatening illness.
- Residential Care Homes Residential homes that offer personal care and individual attention for older adults, people with disabilities and others whose limitations prevent them from living alone. Adult residential care homes generally provide a room, meals and supervision; ...
- Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.