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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  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently due to medical requirements. Also known as nursing homes or convalescent homes.
  • Living Will A legal document that describes individuals' wishes and preferences about lifesaving medical treatments should they not be able to communicate their wishes directly.
  • Senior Apartments Residential facilities, apartments and/or planned communities exclusively for older adults that are available at market rates and designed to enable older adults to have a form of independent living in a secure environment while sharing common intere...

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