Post-acute Care

Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.

More Common Terms

  • Transferring The ability to move in or out of a chair, bed or wheelchair. This is one of the activities of daily living.
  • Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.
  • Arthritis Ailments that involve sore or swollen joints. Symptoms may also include redness, joint pain, stiffness and restricted motion. Various types of Arthritis include Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid and Gout.

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