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
- Pneumonia An infection and inflammation of lungs caused by bacteria, fungus or virus.
- 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.
- Long Term Care (LTC) Health, personal and social care provided over a sustained period of time to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired. This may include in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing facility.