: of, relating to, or being a residential complex for elderly people that provides an apartment, personal and social services, and health care for life

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of life-care was in 1960

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“Life-care.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life-care. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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