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Assisted Living

  • By: Susan C. Hedrick & Marylou Guihan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

Assisted living has emerged as an important type of residential care outside of nursing homes. Assisted living can be broadly defined as a group residential program that provides personal care and supportive services and can respond to unscheduled needs for assistance. ...

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