The fourth activity of daily living: Feeding oneself by getting food into the body from a receptacle (such as a plate, cup or table). It does not include preparation of meals.
Legal definitions of elder abuse vary from state to state, however, most often it is defined as when a person 60 years of age or older or who is suffering from the infirmities of aging has been subjected to Physical Abuse; Material Abuse; Neglect or Self-neglect. Emotional Abuse is also sometimes considered a category of elder abuse.
Laws regarding the rights of elderly people.
is a nationwide, directory assistance service designed to help older persons and caregivers locate local support resources for aging Americans. Eldercare Locator is a public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Association of State Units on Aging.
A type of deductible; the length of time the individual must pay for covered services before the insurance company will begin to make payments. The longer the elimination period in a policy, the lower the premium.
Specific conditions or circumstances for which an insurance policy will not provide benefits.