independent living


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independent living

n.
1. A living arrangement that maximizes independence and self-determination, especially of disabled persons living in a community instead of in a medical facility.
2. A social movement asserting that people with disabilities should have the same civil rights and life choices as people without disabilities.
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Such high contentment with such a slight initial performance as that of having started towards a means of independent living was a part of the Durbeyfield temperament.
Parks Associates hosted the sixth annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness this week in San Diego at the Pendry Hotel, featuring over 60 speakers from leading healthcare and technology companies focused on healthcare technology and solutions for consumers at home.
Senior Resource Group (SRG) will operate 11 communities, representing 1,705 units, the majority of which are independent living and assisted living.
In meeting the needs of our residents and being part of community life, our Independent Living Schemes are places people choose to live.
The purpose of independent living services is to assist eligible veterans whose ability to function independently is so limited by the severity of their service-connected disability, together with their non-service connected disabilities, that vocational or rehabilitative services need to be appreciably more extensive.
Matt Lewis, Work and Independent Living Skills Coordinator, commented "This is the first year North Shropshire College has held a Foundation Learning competition and it was evident from the quality of work produced, that learners enjoyed competing in the 'Bird Box - Build Off'.
The portfolio will continue to be managed by Holiday Retirement Communities, one of the largest operators of independent living communities in North America.
Many people who have any "independent living difficulty" already need some informal long-term care (LTC) services from friends and family members, and are well on their way to having the kinds of "self-care difficulties" (such as problems with bathing and dressing) that may lead to an ongoing need for extensive home care, expensive assisted living facility care, or full-blown nursing home care.
But the UK Government says it will close the Independent Living Fund (ILF) on June 30, 2015.
Customers wanted see Lines added: "The success of the showroom is testament to our great team here at the Independent Living Showroom and also the calibre of the products and service we offer.
Recently, we toured several continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and independent living complexes designed for the 55+ audience.

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