assisted living

assisted living
noun Date: 1981 a system of housing and limited care that is designed for senior citizens who need some assistance with daily activities but do not require care in a nursing homeusually hyphenated when used attributively <
an assisted-living facility
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Assisted living — residences or assisted living facilities (ALFs) provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs); coordination of services by outside health care providers; and monitoring of resident activities to help to ensure their… …   Wikipedia

  • assisted living — n. a housing or living arrangement for elderly or disabled persons in which assistance with cooking, cleaning, shopping, etc. is provided as a service …   English World dictionary

  • assisted living — noun Usage: often attributive : a system of housing and limited care that is designed for senior citizens who need some assistance with daily activities but do not require care in a nursing home and that usually includes private quarters, meals,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • assisted-living — as|sist|ed liv|ing «uh SIHS tuhd LIHV ihng», a housing arrangement in which various services, such as cooking, cleaning, etc., are provided for residents, who may be elderly or disabled: »an assisted living community at the seaside. –assisted… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Assisted living — A type of long term care facility for elderly or disabled people who are able to get around on their own but who may need help with some activities of daily living, or simply prefer the convenience of having their meals in a central cafeteria and …   Medical dictionary

  • assisted living — housing or living arrangements for the elderly, infirm, or disabled, in which housekeeping, meals, medical care, and other assistance is available to residents as needed. * * * …   Universalium

  • assisted living — as|sist|ed liv|ing [ ə,sıstəd lıvıŋ ] noun uncount living conditions in houses or apartments that are designed for people, such as old or sick people, who need help in doing ordinary things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • assisted living — assist′ed liv′ing n. med housing or living arrangements for the elderly, infirm, or disabled, in which housekeeping, meals, medical care, and other assistance is available to residents as needed …   From formal English to slang

  • assisted living — UK [əˌsɪstɪd ˈlɪvɪŋ] / US [əˌsɪstəd ˈlɪvɪŋ] noun [uncountable] houses or flats that are designed for people, such as old or ill people, who need help in doing ordinary things …   English dictionary

  • Ambient Assisted Living — (AAL) bzw. umgebungsunterstütztes Leben umfasst Methoden, Konzepte, (elektronische) Systeme, Produkte sowie Dienstleistungen, welche das alltägliche Leben älterer und auch benachteiligter Menschen situationsabhängig und unaufdringlich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”