Definition of caregiver
: a person who provides direct care (as for children, elderly people, or the chronically ill)
caregivingplay \-ˌgi-viŋ\ noun
Examples of caregiver in a Sentence
When she got sick her husband became her primary caregiver.
he could no longer keep up his role as caregiver for his sick wife
Recent Examples of caregiver from the Web
Brayden likes the comfort of being close to a caregiver.
For 22 years, Joyce Palmquist has worked as the executive director for the Barrington Area Council on Aging, which provides services and programs for elderly residents and caregivers.
Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity to meet with exhibitors and gather information on afterschool activities, tutoring options, special needs programs, sports and arts programs, as well as information on health, safety and fitness.
The groom, 35, is an owner and a founder of 24Hr HomeCare, a company in El Segundo, Calif., that provides in-home professional caregivers for the elderly and children with developmental disabilities.
At the end of the process, there will be one fewer dependency department, which deals with cases involving children who have been abused or neglected by a parent or caregiver.
In an LinkedIn announcement today, Microsoft's Chief People Officer, Kathleen Hogan, wrote that the company is effecting a new global benefit for their employees—family caregiver leave.
The state will use biometric systems to register beneficiaries, and will make transfers into bank accounts that are opened for families’ caregivers, Ahmed said.
Preschool Summer Reading: pre-readers and their caregivers will receive an Super Reader backpack, a cape and passes to area attractions.
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Definition of caregiver for English Language Learners
: a person who gives help and protection to someone (such as a child, an old person, or someone who is sick)
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