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NURSING HOME

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A home for the elderly. Use for homes established since 1947 and state-funded. For earlier homes for the old, use ALMSHOUSE, COTTAGE HOME.

Rest Home (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
CONVALESCENT HOME An establishment where patients can rest and recover after an operation or illness.
RETIREMENT HOME Residence for retired people, often in the form of an apartment complex, differing from a nursing home as the residents live independently.
SHELTERED HOUSING Accommodation designed for the elderly, disabled, etc, as individual units.

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