assisted assisted  /ə ˈsɪ stəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having help; often used as a combining form

Usage(s):

  1. A new study suggests that legalizing assisted suicide does not make the practice more common in vulnerable groups.
  2. Underlying the problems is the very freedom from regulation that makes assisted living so attractive.
  3. The crackdown on a Georgia-based group has revived the arguments for and against assisted suicide.

News

  1. Choosing an assisted living community

    It is vital for your family member that you spend a considerable amount of time researching the assisted living community before you send them to the home. It is much easier to pick a good home in the beginning than it is to choose a poor home and have to go through the many obstacles to improve the care or try to transfer your family member to another facility. read more
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Suburban

  2. BMA Affordable Assisted Living Community to Host Fred and His Feathered Friends Bird Show

    Heritage Woods of Flora, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community in Clay County, Illinois, is hosting the Fred and His Feathered Friends Bird Show on June 21. The community serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Assisted-Living/Flora-Illinois/prweb10840767.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Miami assisted living facility ordered closed

    Health officials are closing an assisted living facility in Miami where caregivers are accused of tying an elderly woman to a wheelchair.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WINK TV Southwest Florida

Quotes

  1. "The Indians, my coaches and MLB have known that I have had a pituitary gland issue for some time and have assisted me in getting blood tests in different states," Byrd said in the interview.
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Paul Byrd Source: PhillySportsline

  2. In acknowledging the role of the telecommunications companies in the program, McConnell said that "under the president's program, the terrorist surveillance program, the private sector had assisted us. Because if you're going to get access you've...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Mike McConnell Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "What we have agreed upon is that the force should remain African and it be assisted by the United Nations," Akol told reporters Saturday. "There is no way the main fighting force would be a mixed one."
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: Lam Akol Source: Washington Post

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