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What are activities of daily living (ADL) in nursing homes?

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Activities of daily living (ADL) are everyday activities that include bathing, grooming, eating, toileting, and dressing.

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Family Caregiver Alliance.

Helpguide.org.

Medicare.gov.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 12, 2018

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Family Caregiver Alliance.

Helpguide.org.

Medicare.gov.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on December 12, 2018

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