Care crisis destroys family finances

empty deckchairs
empty deckchairs

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New figures have revealed that the cost of families forced to give up work in order to care for an elderly or sick relative is an astonishing £1.3 billion. Meanwhile, a separate study has shown that the average cost of professional care will hit £33,000 per person by 2025.

So what can you do?