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life-care

or life care

[ lahyf-kair ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌkɛər /
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adjective
designed to provide for the basic needs of elderly residents, usually in return for an initial fee and monthly service payments: a life-care facility; life-care communities.
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Origin of life-care

First recorded in 1980–85
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Medical definitions for life-care

life care

n.
The provision of services for elderly people, including housing, health care, and social activities.
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