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.

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British Dictionary definitions for assisted living

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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Medical definitions for assisted living

assisted living
[ ə-sĭstĭd ]

n.

A living arrangement in which people with special needs, especially older people with disabilities, reside in a facility that provides help with everyday tasks such as bathing, dressing, and taking medication.
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