Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Social and medical programs and facilities intended for the care and maintenance of the aged.

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  • noun Care for elderly people.

Etymologies

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elder +‎ care

Examples

  • I'm not sure what the word "eldercare" means in your question, it's just sort of dangling there, but if you're saying you care for an aging relative, you could play that up.

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  • Well other than those nice people in those "eldercare" facilities that you should go visit more often but who you have no problem rambling on about after a few drinks and a need to have the honor of someone you are related tangentially to somehow shifted osmotically to you Earlier this year, Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), who was named in the DC Madam prostitution scandal, co-sponsored the Marriage Protection Amendment, which would amend the Constitution to declare that marriage "shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman."

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  • Shriver notes that workplaces are more apt to provide for childcare than for eldercare.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Families are straining to meet increasing child - and eldercare responsibilities.

    Debra L. Ness: Success is Inevitable

  • Shriver notes that workplaces are more apt to provide for childcare than for eldercare.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Shriver notes that workplaces are more apt to provide for childcare than for eldercare.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Families are straining to meet increasing child - and eldercare responsibilities.

    Debra L. Ness: Success is Inevitable

  • The government-funded aging agency in your area eldercare.gov may be able to help identify adults skilled in teaching seniors to use technology, says Ms. N orr, who has developed a training program for teens.

    Teens Helping Seniors Learn Tech Skills

  • Real estate agencies, financial planners, geriatric care managers, eldercare attorneys, long-term insurance sales people, consignment shops and storage facilities were already heavily assisting family caregivers without identifying them as a rapidly expanding part of their customer base.

    New Passages: Tackling the caregiver crisis

  • Shriver notes that workplaces are more apt to provide for childcare than for eldercare.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

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