What are Long Term Care and Home Health Care?

What are Long Term Care and Home Health Care?

By Donn J. Sinclair, MBA — July 28, 2018

Long-term care is the type of assistance people need to perform activities of daily living which include eating, bathing, continence, dressing, toileting and transferring. Long-term care needs typically arise as part of the normal aging process, but can also be due to an injury or illness, such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, or due to a cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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