In Britain most of the times old-age people shift to old-age houses. In my opinion the expenditure incurred
of these people should be borne by their families because it was these old -age people who had been the bread-earners for their families for a long time. Now is the time to pay them back. When these people were young, they raised their children, met all of their needs,
and supported their families in every possible way. If the families don_t pay for their
will mean that they had completely disassociated themselves from affiliation with their parents. It will promote a culture where the elders are not respected because paying for their
a way to show
for them and not doing so will mean becoming the part of a society where everyone is selfish. It will
encourage materialism among the people.
attitude towards old-age parents will
leave a bad impression on the children in these families and they surely will observe what their parents are doing to their grandparents. Paying for the expenses of these houses should be regarded as the right of these people and not the
towards them considering the fact that these expenses might be a small portion of their own wealth which they had been earning all their life.
Keeping in view all of the above facts, the prime responsibility of paying for their
rests with the family as it will lead to a society with a lot of love and
for others especially for older ones.
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