assisted living


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assisted living

(ə-sĭs′tĭd)
n.
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 living

A 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.

assisted living

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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