DaleyCare Medicare Glossary

Learn more about Medicare. Start with these definitions.

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ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADL)

Activities of daily living refers to such activities as bathing, getting dressed, using toilet facilities, eating and moving place to place. Health professionals may gauge the functional status of an individual by their ability to perform ADLs.

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