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

  • Transfer Devices Lifts, seat lift chairs, transfer boards and other devices which help individuals who have physical disabilities move into and out of their vehicles, wheelchairs and other mobility systems.
  • Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.
  • Ambulatory The ability to walk freely and independently.

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