‘Care conversations’: Common phrases caregivers need to know
If you’ve just begun caring for an older adult, it’s easy to be confused by the jargon of senior-focused health care.
And if you’re searching for a senior living community, the various terms and phrases to describe different levels of care require building a new set of vocabulary just to navigate literature you receive.
In addition to the terms about your loved one’s health conditions, there are a handful of phrases all caregivers should know while they are providing care and when choosing a senior living community.
Finding Order in the Acronyms
Many senior living communities refer to their levels of care services with acronyms. When you are familiar with these common terms, you’ll find it easier to determine which services different communities provide.
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