Long-Term Care 2018-03-06T22:41:42+00:00

Long Term Care

Long-term care is a range of services and supports you may need to meet your personal care needs. Most long-term care is not medical care, but rather assistance with the basic personal tasks of everyday life, sometimes called Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), such as:
Bathing
Dressing
Using the toilet
Transferring (to or from bed or chair)
Caring for incontinence
Eating
Other common long-term care services and supports are assistance with everyday tasks, sometimes called Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) including:
Housework
Managing money
Taking medication
Preparing and cleaning up after meals
Shopping for groceries or clothes
Using the telephone or other communication devices
Caring for pets
Responding to emergency alerts such as fire alarms

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