eldercare


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eld·er·care

 (ĕl′dər-kâr′)
n.
Social and medical programs and facilities intended for the care and maintenance of the aged.

eldercare

(ˈɛldərˌkɛə)
n
US care of the elderly
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Wisdom Eldercare (www.wisdomeldercare.com) in Elmhurst, Ill., has been providing in-home healthcare services since 1985.
"We are deeply honored to have met His Highness the Amir," said the president of Kuwait's Eldercare Society Ibrahim Al-Baghli, thanking His Highness the Amir for his unyielding support.
Eldercare (Halifax) Ltd - heavily criticised in recent inspections by a Government watchdog - has gone into administration along with B&H Vincent LLP, the property holding company.
In their work on care in African-American families in the United States, Stack and Burton (1994) usefully introduce the concept of kin-work, by which they mean all the labour that is necessary to keep families alive from generation to generation, from paid employment to childcare, eldercare and household work.
They outline an eldercare method that recognizes that the complex needs of long-term care residents cannot be fully addressed through traditional mental health services only and the concept of owraparoundo care, which emphasizes that individuals who depend on others for their care and well-being rely on those around them for their emotional and social needs, including family and staff.
You can find your area agency phone number by calling the Eldercare Locator tollfree at 1-800-677-1116 or going online at www.eldercare.gov.
"Flexible working is a positive step but employers may also consider eldercare benefits.
The Age of Dignity concludes with a call for a "comprehensive federal policy of caring" that makes eldercare more affordable for those who need it and less exploitative of those who provide it (p.
The family would like to thank Summit Eldercare in Charlton and the Quality Wheelchair Transport Co.
Several types of housing are available to the elderly in Slovenia (Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs, 2007a): owner-occupied housing, rented housing, sheltered housing and eldercare facilities.
The Smart Person's Guide to Eldercare is for any consumer concerned about making long-term health care decisions, and belongs in a range of collections from social sciences and health to general consumer libraries.