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
- Osteoporosis A bone and joint condition where bones become extremely brittle. Symptoms include, stooped posture, decrease in height and broken bones.
- Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
- Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.