the overseeing of neighborly-centered housing situations for adults who need watching over or those who need help with hygiene and daily living habits, generally because of an inability to live on their own because they have handicaps or disabilities. These structured care programs generally offer services around the clock.

ADULT FOSTER CARE: "Candice was upset for weeks after having no choice but it admit her mother to adult foster care following a stroke that paralyzed her on one side and left her speech unrecognizable."
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