housing or living arrangements for elderly, infirm, or disabled people, in which housekeeping, meals, medical care, and other assistance is available to residents as needed (often used attributively): My grandma is moving to assisting living.Medicare does not cover the costs of assisting-living facilities.
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How to use assisted living in a sentence
Many Filipinos work in the health care sector or in other essential, high-risk employment, like in assisted living facilities.Filipino Residents Have Been Hit Hard by COVID – But No One Knows Just How Hard | Maya Srikrishnan | February 1, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Included in the piece were two operators of assisted living facilities who fit medical professionals into the budget.Terrible Year, Great Discoveries: Our Favorite Stories of 2020 | Randy Dotinga | December 24, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
In the last four decades, demand for assisted living has soared.“We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living Facility During the Pandemic | by Ava Kofman | November 30, 2020 | ProPublica
Nights were spent caring for the elderly at an assisted living home in southern Maine.She Was Afraid of Her Lawyer. Then the Text Messages Started. | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor | October 8, 2020 | ProPublica
Over time, though, the assisted living facilities have accepted frailer residents.Morning Report: A Deadly Lack of Medical Expertise in Senior Care Homes | Voice of San Diego | September 28, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Behind the assisted living home is a lot where the soccer field used to be.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens | Jeff Campagna | June 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 2013, an elderly woman collapsed at an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, California, and a nurse called 911.
Moments later he did so again at an assisted living facility named for the Hebrew word “peace.”
A label that will bar him from any job that involves children, and from any “assisted living” home for an adult such as himself.
On Dec. 23, six days shy of the 20th anniversary of her release, Harris died at an assisted-living facility in New Haven, Conn.Scarsdale Doctor Killer Jean Harris Found Redemption in Prison | Michael Daly | December 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for assisted living
a living environment for elderly people, in which personal and medical care are supplied
(as modifier): private assisted-living apartments
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