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Appendix A: Acronyms and Glossary
Pages 275-280

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... Appendix A Acronyms and Glossary ACRONYMS AAA Area Agencies on Aging ACA Affordable Care Act ACL Administration for Community Living AD Alzheimer's disease ADL activity of daily living ADRD Alzheimer's disease and related disorders AoA Administration on Aging CG caregiver CHD coronary heart disease ChEI cholinesterase inhibitor CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services COPE care of older persons in the home environment CR care recipient DOL U.S. Department of Labor EHR electronic health record FMLA Family and Medical Leave Act FRD family responsibilities discrimination HCBS home- and community-based services 275
From page 276...
... Department of Veterans Affairs VAMC Veterans Affairs Medical Center VHA Veterans Health Administration
From page 277...
... Caregiving: Providing help to an older adult who needs assistance because of physical, mental, cognitive health, or functional limitations, including help with self-care; carrying out medical/nursing tasks (e.g., medication management, tube feedings, wound care) ; locating, arranging, and coordinating services and supports; hiring and supervising direct care workers (e.g., home care aides)
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... : An array of paid and unpaid personal care, health care, and social services generally provided over a sustained period of time to people of all ages with chronic conditions and with functional limitations. Services can include personal care (e.g., bathing or dressing)
From page 279...
... Respite care: Services designed to allow family caregivers to have time away from their caregiving role. Respite can be provided at home, through adult day services in the community, or by short-term stays in a facility or retreat setting.

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