Retirement Communities

Communities that provide accommodations and support services to older adults who are nearly or totally independent. The level of services may include housekeeping, meal preparation, recreational and social activities and transportation.

More Common Terms

  • Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.
  • Medication Management Identification and counseling regarding the medication regime that individuals are using including prescription and over the counter medications, vitamins and home remedies.
  • Transferring The ability to move in or out of a chair, bed or wheelchair. This is one of the activities of daily living.

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