assisted living(redirected from Assisted living facility)
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A living arrangement in which people with special needs, especially seniors, live in a facility that provides help with everyday tasks such as bathing, dressing, and taking medication.
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assisted livingA living arrangement in which personal care services (e.g., meals, housekeeping, transportation, assistance with ADLs) are available as needed to people living on their own in a residential facility.
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as·sis·ted living(ă-sis'tĕd liv'ing)
Type of living arrangement or accommodation in which personal care services (e.g., meals, housekeeping, and assistance with activities of daily living) are available to residents as needed; residents live on their own in the facility.
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A group residence for adults, in which tenants live in individual apartments but receive some personal-care services, including shared meals, day and night supervision, assistance with medications, and other benefits, which vary according to state regulations.
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