A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle. Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.
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- Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRCs) A residential community that offers a continuum of care from private apartments to skilled nursing care at the same location. It is designed to meet changing needs while allowing residents to avoid relocating.
- Ambulatory The ability to walk freely and independently.
- Medical Alert & Call Systems Also known as Emergency Response Systems. An electronic system or device that connects an individual to assistance in an emergency.