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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  02/SET/2010 6:19 PM
Assunto:  Elderly
Mensagem:  And the context is....?

In an institution, it could be "an attendant" or "an aide".

In the home of the elderly, it could be "a caretaker" or even "a companion".  The latter implies that the elderly person is not bedridden, in good health, etc.  The former implies some serious health issues.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Elderly  –  MARFO  02/SET/2010, 5:56 PM
 Elderly   –  Dale-USA  02/SET/2010, 6:19 PM
Elderly   –  Sidney  02/SET/2010, 11:07 PM

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