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Home care industry not valued

Homecare, also known as domiciliary care, is the first choice for people who need help with their personal care to lead independent lives. Many people use a homecare service as an alternative to moving into a care home. In the UK … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #3 Food and Populace

Continuation of: Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources Progression over years Humanity has progressed over hundreds of thousands of years, but until about the seventeenth century, progress was a rare event. There were novelties, but a person would not expect … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #9 Consumption

Poverty evolution in Flanders 9.     Consumption People with higher incomes are likely to consume more goods and services, and to attribute a far higher proportion of their expenditure to ‘non-essentials’ such as holidays, visits to restaurants, or other leisure activities. … Continue reading

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