Physical Therapy

Physician-prescribed services to improve movement, muscle control, flexibility and range of motion and reduce or prevent physical disability.

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  • Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.
  • Board and Care Home A smaller, residentially-oriented assisted living facility that offers a lighter level of care than a skilled nursing facility in a home-like setting for 2-10 residents. They may also be referred to as residential care homes.
  • Adult Day Health Care A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.

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