Assisted living



housing or living arrangements for the elderly, infirm, or disabled, in which housekeeping, meals, medical care, and other assistance is available to residents as needed.
Contemporary Examples

Moments later he did so again at an assisted living facility named for the Hebrew word “peace.”
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In 2013, an elderly woman collapsed at an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, California, and a nurse called 911.
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Behind the assisted living home is a lot where the soccer field used to be.
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A label that will bar him from any job that involves children, and from any “assisted living” home for an adult such as himself.
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noun

a living environment for elderly people, in which personal and medical care are supplied
(as modifier): private assisted-living apartments

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    to give support or aid to; help: Please assist him in moving the furniture. to be associated with as an or helper. to give aid or help. to be present, as at a meeting or ceremony. Sports. Baseball. a play that helps to put out a batter or base runner. Basketball, Ice Hockey. a play […]



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