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eldercare

Syllabification: el·der·care
Pronunciation: /ˈeldərˌker
 
/

Definition of eldercare in English:

noun

North American
Care of people who are elderly or infirm, provided by residential institutions, by paid daily help in the home, or by family members.
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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