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What does BADL stand for?

BADL stands for Basic Activities of Daily Living

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According to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, the number of older adults with disabilities is expected to more than double between 2000 and 2040, which means more than two-fifths of those aged 65 years and older will require assistance with basic activities of daily living (ADIs).
While there are numerous non-medical approaches to treat pain, including complementary medicine therapies like yoga, massage and acupuncture, some basic activities of daily living can also play a role.
The average vitamin-E-taker reached one of four "endpoints" (death, institutionalization, inability to perform basic activities of daily living, or severe dementia) about seven months later than the average patient who was given a placebo.
Specifically, individuals in need of long-term care must be unable to perform three of the five basic Activities of Daily Living and must have an income of at least $12,000, exclusive of Social Security.