assisted living

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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.

Nearby words

  1. assistant,
  2. assistant professor,
  3. assistant referee,
  4. assistantship,
  5. assisted dying,
  6. assisted reproduction,
  7. assisted respiration,
  8. assisted suicide,
  9. assistive,
  10. assistive technology

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assisted living

/ (əˈsɪstɪd) /

noun

  1. a living environment for elderly people, in which personal and medical care are supplied
  2. (as modifier)private assisted-living apartments
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