Definition of eldercare in English:

eldercare

Syllabification: el·der·care
Pronunciation: /ˈeldərˌke(ə)r
 
/

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.
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    • 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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