Home Health Agency
Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.
More Common Terms
- Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
- Power of Attorney A legal document granting someone the right to make decisions for another. In the case of an elder, the document may relate to both financial and health care decisions.
- Transfer Devices Lifts, seat lift chairs, transfer boards and other devices which help individuals who have physical disabilities move into and out of their vehicles, wheelchairs and other mobility systems.