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The U.S. basically does not support long-term care. The backbone of the "system" is family members as caregivers; the few who must reside in SNF's usually must pay via Medicaid -- which means they are forced into impoverishment. Deplorable.
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Many themes within this TED presentation by Simon Lewis: I post here to inform of what wondrous achievements medical technology can achieve, IF what is possible can be accessed. 

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Thanks to Kazan Law for sharing:
When a WWII vet goes to see a race.
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Any other military retirees having difficulty interacting with the DoD's Defense Finance & Accounting Service/Retired & Annuitant Pay? Please do contact me with your issues and/or solutions, especially if you reside in the Bay Area. I'm considering appealing to our formidable Congressional representative here in the Bay Area, Jackie Speier; it would help if she was aware of others in the same predicament. 

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I'm really glad that Mayor Ed Lee has gotten the message and is ready to join the fight against evictions. Although it's hard to tell exactly what he's proposing, except to try to get the state Legislature to modify the Ellis...
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