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
- Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
- Emphysema A chronic lung condition in which the air sacs in the lungs become overstretched, causing a breakdown of their walls and resulting in decreased resiratory function.
- Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.