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Caring for the Elderly Essays

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Can someone please check this Caring for the Elderly Essay. Thank you!

In Britain, when someone gets old they often go to live in a home with other old people where there are nurses to look after them. Sometimes the government has to pay for this care.

Who do you think should pay for this care, the government or the family?

Old homes and proper care of the old people has been an intriguing issue for years. In my opinion it is a family responsibility, in the very first place to take care of their elders when they get old. After that government and society should take steps that old people and old homes get all the proper care to live healthy life.

The old people have spent all of their lives for their families. They raised, support and made them able to live in the society. They gave them values, courage and motivation to face all hardships. So, when they get old and need moral and physical support, it is the family responsibility to stand beside them. Give them respect, love and care as they gave you when you are dependent on them.

In addition to that, there are circumstances when the family is not able to take proper care of their elders. Such as, financial problems or the old one has no one left in the family. In such cases, I would suggest it is the government responsibility to pay for their expenses. After all, these individuals have paid taxes and support the government to run the state.

In all cases, old people cannot be left alone. These people deserve equal rights and care either from their families or the government. And to make it applicable, the government should keep checks on old homes, if the old people are getting proper care or not. And what lifestyle is given to them in the old home.

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Oct 30, 2016
nice essay
by: Anonymous

it was a very nice essay but you can add some more points like children getting affected by the behaviour of their parents towards their grandparents

Feb 25, 2017
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Feb 25, 2017
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Feb 27, 2017
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Feb 27, 2017
by: Anonymous

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Feb 27, 2017
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Feb 27, 2017
by: Anonymous

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Feb 27, 2017
by: aryan


Mar 07, 2017
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Sep 25, 2017
by: Anonymous

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Oct 30, 2017
by: Reddy


Dec 27, 2017
Caring for the Elderly Essays
by: Anonymous

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Jan 12, 2018
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by: Anonymous

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Jan 13, 2018
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by: Ishika .K

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Feb 07, 2018
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by: God


Feb 24, 2018
Caring for the Elderly Essays
by: Arjun

Not very good.

Nov 08, 2018
Very nice essay
by: Ayush

It is very efffective essay

Jul 29, 2019
Read mine.waiting for your valuable suggestions
by: Anonymous

Old age is the period which requires more care in the life cycle of human beings. it is common in Britain for the old people to stay away from the family and living in a old age home along with nurses to look after 24/7. In some cases, government used to provide the necessary fund for their expenses. However I strongly believe that the family is having the full responsibility to pay the expenditures. This essay will discuss the reasons to support my opinion.
First and foremost is that dumping the parents to any old age home without taking responsibility is not a good practice. In otherwords it is always better to allow them to stay with their family which makes them more comfortable rather than staying away from home. Additionally, children have to grow up with their grandparents which can deliver happiness to them. Furthermore, young people will realise the value of relationship and love in the family. One of the solution to look after the old people if the family is busy with the work, then they can appoint a paid servant to take care of them.

In some cases where people are not able to stay with their old parents, then it is good for the old to live with the same age group under the supervision of home nurses. Government has not required to pay the fees of the home stay unless and only if the family had died due to natural disasters. For instance, the Indonesian government had taken the full responsibility of old people who lost their family in the most frightening earthquake happened in 2011.

In conclusion, i agree that for certain cases it is the duty of government to pay the expenses for the old people because they are still the citizen of the country.

Jun 19, 2022
by: Shivam

it helped me a lot in my work it is very good

Jun 24, 2022
Not a good articke
by: Anonymous

To assume that everyone should be responsible for their elderly parents is also assuming that everyone has
had a perfect relationship with one or both of them. Not always the case. I could go on but wonโ€™t.

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Paying for the Care of the Elderly

by Zeki

In Britain, when someone gets old they often go to live in a home with other old people where there are nurses to look after them. Sometimes the government has to pay for this care.

Who do you think should pay for this care, the government or the family?

Generally, old people need help and someone should interest them. There are many home in Britain for help this old people. Also many old people could not retired and have not regularly income. For this reason, the government must pay fort his care. Other retired has an income and they can pay and they must pay to care expence themselves.

Nowadays, old people need a home because they can not live alone. For this reason, they need old peopleโ€™s home. This home must have nurses and have an emergency room because old people can be sich and nurses urgently should help them. As we know, the old peopleโ€™s home have many expenses, for example food, homeโ€™s rent, pills, bills and employee salary like that. For this reason, this houses need regularly income but as i said many old people have not pension and old peopleโ€™s expence should pay by the government.

Other case is retired. They have regularly income and they can pay expense themselves. The government should not pay but if they pension is not enough, the government should pay but, if they pension is enough, the government should not pay. Maybe, the government can pay medical expense them. Because they pension is not enough for medical expense and the government can be help them in this case.

To sum up, in my opinion, the government must help old people and if they have not regularly income, the government must pay expense them. For example, medical expense or old peopleโ€™s home expense. But if retired have a regularly income, the government just can pay medical expense them. I think, the government more than better manage budget for retired or old people expense.


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Aug 21, 2015
About mistakes
by: Zeki

Could someone assesment my grammatical or topic mistakes? Thank you.

Sep 11, 2015
Include Family members
by: Anonymous

It would be better if you add some points by including Family members. Because, the family members have the equal right to take care of their parents when they are old.

Jun 28, 2016
Needs improvement
by: LilD

1. Improve your vocabulary.
2. Improve your grammar (use more complex sentences)
3. Your ideas could be great but they are developed in a clumsy way.

Jan 31, 2017
Such a caring essay
by: Anonymous

The words written truly can't be expressed as we all know that the elderly are the ones who take care of us when we are younger and when they became old what do we do?

Why don't we care for them at that time but in my opinion we must care for the.

Such an inspiring essay truly heart touching. By reading this we can understand our responsibility towards them.


Feb 27, 2017
Needs improvement
by: Anonymous

Nice but not so good because some other facts should also be included in this essay.

Feb 27, 2017
Caring for the Elderly Essays
by: Anonymous


Feb 27, 2017
by: Mozeza

Best to learn easy to learn

Mar 07, 2017
It's ok
by: Anonymous

I get all your point but I think you should work on your spelling and sentence structure....โœŒโœŒ

Sep 25, 2017
stupid essay
by: annoymouse

many grammatical errors. not upto mark

Oct 24, 2017
Type of essay
by: Ana Paula

Hi, just wondering, this is a "Discussion essay" or "Opinion essay"?

Thanks in advance.

Ana Paula.

Oct 27, 2017
Opinion essay
by: IELTS buddy

It would be on Opinion essay.

Dec 02, 2017
Caring for the Elderly Essays
by: Anonymous

An awesome essay

Jan 15, 2020
Very nice essay
by: ABHAY Vishwa

Very nice essay for those who hate their old parents

Nov 03, 2020
who should take care of old age people
by: Gargi Sharma

In this world nothing comes for free, not even getting care by others. Old age homes in Britain provide care from nurses to old people , for which most of them time government has to pay. I believe both family and government should pay for this kind services.

I would like to begin by saying that throughout the life a person do hardwork to earn money, build a family, live a healthy life. As old age approaches, neither the ability to work hard is left nor the family is there to look after. Old age is a bitter truth of the entire journey of life. In order to build and grow a healthy family, often we overlook our own health, happiness, well-being. As a moral duty, the family should stand by their old age family members. We should not leave them at the pretext of old age services. Even in worst cases , if anyone can not mange to look after their old members, they should be at least paying for the services heir old age members getting.

The government too has a vital role to play, by partially paying the fee of old age care systems. I believe, during adulthood all of the life a person pay taxes to the government to get access to all services like , roads, rails, water, house, hospital. So, during old age when hardly anyone stands by you, the government should take care of our basic requirements.

At the end, I would conclude by saying, apart from paying the expenses of care system. I do believe , government should make laws for younger people to stay with their old age family members for throughout their lives. It doesn't sound morally correct to leave the older ones as this the time when they need their loved ones the most.

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