Tag Archives: Medicaid

I Don’t Kid Myself

The interaction took place several years ago and probably lasted less than a full minute, but it left an impression on me so intense that it is never far from my thoughts these days. A former caregiver and I took … Continue reading

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Staying Home

Some people talk about how much they love the night life or going out and about exploring their world.  I have friends who wait for weeks in eager anticipation for the latest movie premiere or to try a new restaurant … Continue reading

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Hot Towels Required

It is a ritual that I started only recently. Just before I hop in the shower, I put two or three large towels in the dryer, so they are nice and warm and I can wrap myself in them when … Continue reading

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