A type of home care service that provides non-professional care to assist elders’ activities of daily living such as walking, getting in and out of bed, bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, and taking medicine”  (pg.87).

Bookman, A., Harrington, M., Pass, L., & Reisner, E. (2007). Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.