caring


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caring

the practice or profession of providing social or medical care
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In addition to caring for the elderly, more than one-fifth of all affluent investors provide financial assistance to an adult child.
As caregivers, we must pay attention to our own biases or methods of caring.
Some feminists' oppose encouraging family care (as would be the case if cash were allowed to pay family members), but others value womens' caring nature, accept that caring opportunities/obligations will present themselves at various points in peoples' lives, and focus on how fairly to support caring with adequate programs (Baldwin & Twigg, 1991; Evers, 1994; Johanss0n & Sund-strom, 1994; Lingsom, 1994).
As more and more boomers find themselves caring for their aging parents, they often become more aware of the emotional, physical and financial issues that result when a loved one becomes ill and needs help with day-to-day activities.
And so we have hospitals filled to capacity in every city, caring for patients in a slow and inefficient fashion.