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Why does caregiver and caretaker mean the same thing?

 
But_Mommie

Asked by But_Mommie at 7:18 PM on Aug. 6, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (5)
  • LOL
    LeeLeeCandleGrl

    Answer by LeeLeeCandleGrl at 7:39 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • Caretaker usually refers to grounds and homes
    Caregiver is people
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:30 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • You're either GIVING care to someone, or TAKING care of them.
    Annabel1809Lee

    Answer by Annabel1809Lee at 8:03 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I'm not sure.Maybe one means live-in & the other means live out?
    bvannkissy

    Answer by bvannkissy at 8:04 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I think a caretaker takes care of houses ,estates,etc. & a caregiver takes care of people. Of course I could be wrong. I've been wrong before as my adult son is fond of telling me. He's just like his father,always right. LOL I'll be sure to ask him this question.
    zoolady12

    Answer by zoolady12 at 8:15 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

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