Senior Centers

Community or residential centers with activities and non-medical services designed for independent older adults to promote well-being, activity, social interaction and meals.

More Common Terms

  • Nursing Homes State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently or in assisted living due to medical requirements. Also known as skilled nursing facilities (SN...
  • Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.
  • Medical Alert & Call Systems Also known as Emergency Response Systems. An electronic system or device that connects an individual to assistance in an emergency.

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