Germans Save Money by Exporting Old People

Opponents call practice 'inhumane'

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 27, 2012 4:18 PM CST | Updated Dec 30, 2012 1:17 PM CST

(Newser) – With long-term care costs rising—and actual care standards falling—a growing number of Germans are saving money by shipping their elderly relatives to foreign homes, the Guardian reports. Most are headed to Eastern Europe; an estimated 7,146 were in Hungary last year, along...   Read full story »

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