A type of loan where an individual borrows against the value of their home and does not have to pay back the principal until the individual sells the home or leaves the home permanently.
More Common Terms
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) A group of chronic disorders that restrict flow of air into and out of the lungs. Disorder examples include asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
- Discharge Planner A social worker or nurse who assists a patient with health care arrangements following a hospital stay.
- Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.