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.
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.
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.
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.