What are ADLs in a Long-Term Care Insurance Policy?

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What are ADLs in a Long-Term Care Insurance Policy?

January 19, 2012
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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) =

Everyday functions and activities individuals usually do without help.  ADL functions include bathing, continence, dressing, eating, toileting and transferring.  Many policies use the inability to do a certain number of ADLs (such as two of six) to decide when to pay benefits.

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  1. What is Long-Term Care? | Simon Says LTC January 19, 2012at 3:32 pm Reply

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