Fostering alternative to care homes for elderly

Christophe Legras, his sons Lucas and Ethan and the elderly people they have fostered

Fostering costs 30% less on average than a retirement home

Foster families for the elderly are proving a popular alternative to retirement homes, with 10,000 families now registered for this care in France.

Christophe and Séverine Legras and their two children are one such family.

The couple started fostering children during the day but when Séverine lost her grandparents and Christophe his mother, they decided to care for the elderly.

They obtained the ...

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