[ el-der-kair ]
/ ˈɛl dərˌkɛər /
the care of elderly people, especially in the home.
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Words nearby eldercare
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Example sentences from the Web for eldercare
Cobbling together free childcare or eldercare provided by relatives is commonplace because free is all they can afford.
Medical definitions for eldercare
[ ĕl′dər-kâr′ ]
Social and medical programs and facilities intended for the care and maintenance of the aged.
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