Wednesday, December 27, 2017
The cost of caring for aging populations in western nations is becoming an ever-increasing concern. As health and elder care costs rise, it becomes more and more of a struggle for individuals to afford end-of-life care. With this, the middle-class dream of leaving something behind for children and loved ones seems less realistic. A reasonable and balanced political conversation regarding elder care is woefully overdue.
See Sebastian Payne, Opinion Today: The End of Inheritance, Financial Times, December 23, 2017.
Special thanks to Joel C. Dobris (Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law) for bringing this article to my attention.