Vocabulary
Vocabulary

 

 

Aging is place

A concept that allows a senior to remain in his or her living environment, with help from outside sources as well as simple remodeling, such as grab bars, ramps for wheelchairs, making sure that floors are smooth, etc.

 

Assisted Living

The person will need help with A.D.L's(activities of daily living) such as bathing,medications, etc.

 

 Congregate Housing

Any housing situation with several rooms and a communal dining/activities area.

 

C,C,R,C (Continued Care Retirement Community) 

One move in takes you from complete independence in your own home, condo, or apartment, through help such as laundry, meals, housekeeping and even into a memory care center or nursing home....there is generally a substantial buy in.

 

Home Health

Having people who come over to your home and assist with activities, both medical and non-medical.

 

Hospice

End of life care.

 

Independent Living

No help with A.D.L's but usually comes with 1 to 3 meals daily, housekeeping and activities. 

 

Over 55 Community

Community for people over 55, however one spouse could be under 55. 

 

Patio Home

A home built on a lot generally smaller than standard, such as 4,000 s.f. versus a regular city lot of 6000 s.f. LESS YARD WORK. 

 

Respite Care

A facility which houses someone who needs only temporary care and will be returning to their home, such as after fall or surgery. 

 

Senior Apartment

Apartment complexes that require one half of the couple be over 55. 



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