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  • Child care, the act of caring for and supervising minor children
  • Day care, the care of a child during the day by a person other than the child's parents or legal guardians
  • Elderly care, the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens
  • Familial care, the act of caring for another person, or people, considered to be family
  • Foster care, a system by which a certified, stand-in "parent(s)" cares for minor children or young people
  • Health care, the treatment and management of illness, and the preservation of health through services offered
    • Care of residents, care given to adults or children outside of the patient's home
    • Home care, health care or supportive care provided in the patient's home by healthcare professionals
    • Primary care, routine health care, usually the first provided a patient sees
    • Primary healthcare, a series of principles geared towards making health care available
  • Intensive care medicine, provision of life support or organ support systems in patients who are critically ill
  • Managed care, a variety of techniques intended to reduce the cost of providing health benefits and improve the quality of care
  • Palliative care


  1. Close attention; concern; responsibility
    Care should be taken when holding babies.
  2. worry
    I don't have a care in the world.
  3. maintenance, upkeep
    dental care
  4. The treatment of those in need (especially as a profession)
  5. the state of being cared for by others
    in care

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