life-care
adjective Date: 1960 of, relating to, or being a residential complex for elderly people that provides an apartment, personal and social services, and health care for life

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  • life-care — [līf′ker΄] adj. designating or of a residential community or facility for elderly people that is designed to provide an apartment, meals, nursing care, etc. for the duration of the resident s life …   English World dictionary

  • life-care — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or being a residential complex for elderly people that provides an apartment, personal and social services, and health care for life * * * /luyf kair /, adj. designed to provide for the basic needs of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • life-care — /luyf kair /, adj. designed to provide for the basic needs of elderly residents, usu. in return for an initial fee and monthly service payments: a life care facility; life care communities. Also, life care. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

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  • life — That state of animals, humans, and plants or of an organized being, in which its natural functions and motions are performed, or in which its organs are capable of performing their functions. The interval between birth and death. The sum of the… …   Black's law dictionary

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