Pneumonia

An infection and inflammation of lungs caused by bacteria, fungus or virus.

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  • Administration on Aging (AoA) The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.
  • Medicaid A state program that is financed at both the state and federal level that provides medical and long-term care benefits for low-income people. The “Medicaid” term may vary in various states.
  • Aging in Place A concept that advocates for allowing an individual to remain in his/her home and the community regardless of cognitive or functional impairments.

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