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
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.
The caregiver's lot is a sometimes unrelenting slog of being both on the inside and the outside of a disease that has taken over your family.
A former in-home caregiver has been sentenced to two years in prison for abusing a developmentally delayed man in Lenexa.
The walk brings cancer survivors, caregivers and other supporters together to raise money for research and to help families dealing with cancer.
With roots in the transatlantic slave trade, Mammies were Black women who were domestic caregivers, mostly charged with taking care of the children of slave owners and, once slavery was abolished, white families who hired them for low wages.
Unlike traditional family medical offices, Innova assigns each patient with a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner as their primary caregiver.
Simple as the narrative may be, its larger themes confront the challenges of being a primary caregiver.
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First Known Use of caregiver
CAREGIVER Defined for English Language Learners
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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