Assisted Living: a type of long-term care facility for elderly or disabled people who overall have good mobility but who may need help with some activities of daily living, or simply prefer the convenience of having prepared meals and nursing staff on call.
Behavioral/Mental Healthcare: treatment for conditions that impact human behavior and/or thought, including substance abuse, addiction, brain disorders, and focus/attention disorders, among many others.
Dental Care: assessment of dental health needs and improvement of the dental health of populations.
Health Education/Information Resources: information for the general public on health and medical conditions and how to obtain appropriate healthcare services.
Home Health Care: supportive care provided in the patient's home by healthcare professionals.
Hospice: hospice care is designed to give support to people in the phase of terminal illness focusing on comfort and quality of life, rather than cure.
Hospitals: a health facility licensed by the state where ill or injured people are given medical, surgical, rehabilitative or psychiatric care for a relatively short-term stay.
Nursing Home/ Long-Term Care: (LTC) is a variety of services which help meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. Nursing homes are long-term care facilities licensed by the state that offer 24 hour room and board as well as health care services, including basic and skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, and a full range of other therapies.
Outpatient Medical Center: a facility that provides corrective medical care to patients that do not require an overnight stay. These centers could be diagnostic, surgical, or provide other treatments.
Primary Health Care: health care provided by a medical professional (e.g. family physician, pediatrician, nurse practitioner) which whom a patient has first point of consultation in his/her community. Continuity of care is also a key characteristic of primary health care.
Support Groups & Programs: an informal resource that attempts to provide healing components to a variety of problems and challenges. This support is outside of family, friends, or professionals and often provides greater understanding, more similarity (from individuals experiencing similar life events), and opportunity for empathy and altruism, and a sense of identity for participants.
Wellness & Fitness Programs: services focused on the promotion or maintenance of good health through education and change in behavior.