Doctors who make house calls

I’m bed bound since fracturing my ankle and have been trying to find a wound care doctor that makes house calls.  Either I’m too young (only 61), in the wrong town or some other reason.  What does one have to do to get good health care?

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Bread & Milk before the storm

A phenomenon that happens here in New England before we get snow storms no matter how large or small is the desperate search and retrieval mission for milk and bread.  Now, we add a full gas tank and liquor to the equation but it is amazing what gives us security. Hubby and I thought we […]

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Adding insult to injury

It’s bad enough that  I’ve received no physical therapy after I was released and then couldn’t get out of my chair causing me to be returned to the hospital and then the rehab. And to add insult to injury, a person from accounts payable just came to pick up the check for my past week’s stay. […]

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The Bum’s Rush

Last week, one of the administrators walked in and told me I was being discharged the next day and gave me a brochure for patient transport. I’m a problem patient because I h a fractured ankle and I

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why hospitals and rehabs aren’t healthy

i have way too much experience with our health care system.  Over the past 2 (count’em two years) I have been in and out of hospitals, rehabs, visiting nurses with no cure in site. There are some things I don’t understand how to stop like the woman that comes into my room at 5:30 am goes […]

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Simple gestures mean a lot

My GP did the nicest thing the other day when I went to see her – she entered the room and outstretched her hand to shake my hand. It was the perfect thing – it said glad to see you and how can we work through what’s ailing you. I’ve been through dozens of doctors […]

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A Job that speaks for itself

I saw this today on craigslist and couldn’t resist sharing: Head Lice Removal Technician (Boston area) (Do not reply to this posting. Read through and follow instructions at “TO APPLY” below.) LiceDOCTORS is looking to expand our staff of head lice professionals in your area. We use only natural ingredients. Our 100% effective and GUARANTEED […]

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