Boarding and Care home
Boarding and Care home: Home in a residential area designed to provide a room, meals, laundry, supervision, and varying levels of assistance with care provided. Different levels of support exist. In many states, Board and Care Homes are licensed or ...
Helping you speak senior care
Activities of daily living Activities related to the care for and moving of the body, including walking, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring, and eating. Assessment A professional medical overview that covers areas such as medication, ...
Long-Term Care Insurance
Long-term care insurance: An insurance policy designed to offer financial support to pay for long-term care services.
What is Palliative Care?
Palliative Care Palliative Care: Palliative (pronounced “pal-lee-uh-tiv”) care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. It focuses on relieving the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness like ovarian cancer. The goal is to ...
What is Respite Care?
Respite Care: Short-term relief for caregivers in the home or at a center (a few hours up to a few weeks). The caregiving services can occur in the home, at an Adult Day Care provider or at an assisted living community, typically for less than a ...