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Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

How to pronounce:
ˌɪnstrʊˈmɛntl ækˈtɪvɪtiz ɒv ˈdeɪli ˈlɪvɪŋ (aɪ-eɪ-diː-ɛlz)

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)
Definition:

Activities related to support and improve daily living which includes but are not limited to doing everyday household chores, preparing meals, conducting necessary business, using the telephone, getting around outside the home, etc.