Medical Alert & Call Systems
Also known as Emergency Response Systems. An electronic system or device that connects an individual to assistance in an emergency.
More Common Terms
- Conservator An individual or public or private agency appointed by a court to provide legal representation for an individual who can no longer manage his or her own affairs.
- Administration on Aging (AoA) The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.
- Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.