Medicare question

Several months ago, I was admitted to a local hospital. I had been (I thought) an inpatient for 4 days before my doctor scheduled a surgery. Imagine my surprise when someone from the business office came into my room with admission papers. I have been aware of the ‘observation’ issue for years but I was […]

I’m Desperate: Help the Caregivers of Elderly

Please, please, please help those of us who are caregivers. I don’t know where else to turn.

I’m Desperate: Help the Caregivers of Elderly

To the Editor: I have lived in New Jersey for 40 years and I have never asked for anything from my legislators but I decided to write the following letter to my state representatives as well as my federal representatives. Here is the letter: I am writing to express my concerns about the lack of […]

Callahan’s Wrong: We Can Delay Death

Callahan’s Wrong: We Can Delay Death

To the Editor: Daniel Callahan’s contention in this New York Times column that “extending the human lifespan would diminish our lives” and that “nature itself seems to be resisting our efforts” is flawed because there is no law of nature (physics and chemistry) that prevents us from re-engineering our selves to live indefinitely. We are […]

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