When money is tight, our tendency is to cut costs in every aspect of life. However, we need to remind the community to continue to make good health a priority. The economic downturn has meant real pain for families and communities. For many, a pink slip also means losing vital health coverage and represents tough choices about family healthcare.
July 30, 2010
The Merriner Cottages are 15 units that provide restful nights for out-of-town cancer patients. They are provided at no cost to those who qualify. On June 28, a fundraiser was held at Adele’s Restaurant to raise funds for the operating expenses of the Merriner Cottages. Brenda Chapman has been involved in this event for the past four years. The following is her story: Most of you know that George and I have had a tough time with our health over the years. We’ve been to doctors, pharmacies, clinics, labs, hospitals, universities – you name it, we’ve been there. With my obscure health issues and George’s cancer, the two of us should be poster children for universal healthcare! During George’s treatment …
June 29, 2010
The healing process is about more than just having convenient access to high-tech treatment, state-of-the-art facilities and respected medical experts. True, all those factors are key to any patient’s success – and Carson Tahoe is proud to be the home of every single one.
May 22, 2010