Learn about the acronym ADL and understand its significance as a tool for measuring independence in older adults. Get tips for self care and continue on your caregiving journey with our guide for caregivers.

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I am new to your website. What is an ADL? I am caregiver to my 88 year old mother (for 17 years) and have found your site to be helpful.



Oh Linda, thank you for asking this question.  This is an acronym for activities of daily living. ADL.

God bless you for providing care for so many years to your mother. She is blessed to have you in her life.

I how you are practicing self care everyday. Here are a few tips to help you to continue on your caregiving journey.

-Diane Carbo, RN