A federally-administered program that provides monthly benefits to eligible workers who are either disabled or age 62 and over, and certain family members.
More Common Terms
- Care Manager A professional who coordinates appropriate social and medical services for those that are not able to fully care for themselves due to a disability or functional limitation. May also be referred to as a Case Manager. Often a nurse or social worker.
- Administration on Aging (AoA) The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.
- Physical Therapy Physician-prescribed services to improve movement, muscle control, flexibility and range of motion and reduce or prevent physical disability.