Definition of eldercare in English:

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eldercare

noun

[mass noun] North American
The care of elderly people who are unable to look after themselves.
Example sentences
  • Total time spent providing eldercare represents the summation of time spent providing personal care and time spent providing other care.
  • Women are incredibly disadvantaged when they perform traditionally female work - childcare, housework, eldercare - unpaid within families.
  • Furthermore, the type of eldercare generally needed includes hands-on tasks such as providing transportation and going shopping rather than assisting with financial needs that might be more readily handled remotely.

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