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Selling the family home to pay for care is not an injustice

There’s nothing unjust about selling the family house to pay for care

15 May 2021

9:00 AM

15 May 2021

9:00 AM

The sound of the well-off grumbling about their finances is always an unattractive one. But there is one gripe that has become particularly powerful, filling the airwaves and shaping public policy. This is the persistent, ever louder complaint from many households that they are required to sell the family home to pay the costs of care for a close relative.

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