Monthly Archives: July 2015

Search Terms


Sometimes it is fun to check the last 30 days of search terms used on this blog. Today’s round-up starts with— Can you wear dentures with BiPAP Dentures should be worn during the day and left out during the night. … Continue reading

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Medicaid Secondary, Medicare Primary


My name is Anne C Woodlen. I am 68 years old and reside at McCarthy Manor, 501 S. Crouse Ave., Syracuse, N.Y. 13210. In early June I developed sciatica in my right hip and was ambulanced to SUNY Upstate/Community General … Continue reading

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Tonight on Onondaga Hill


Greetings. I come to you from high atop Onondaga Hill where I am in the Observation Unit of Upstate-Community General Hospital (again) and can see all of Lake Onondaga and a good bit of the North Country. And now I … Continue reading

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Writing: Journal or Blog?


Thanks to Maie Liiv for forwarding. Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Love to Write By Rachel Grate September 15, 2014 The benefits of writing go far beyond building up your vocabulary. No matter the quality of your prose, … Continue reading

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Medicaid Services: Too Little, Too Late


We spent two or three months trying to get a care manager from Health Homes, “we” being me and Dr. Katherine (Kate) Lewis, a psychologist with Psychological Health Care. He—Leonardo Sanchez—finally showed up at Sunnyside Care Center last Thursday morning. … Continue reading

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Complaint against Sunnyside Care Center


1. I cannot turn over in bed. At SCC I could power my bed down flat, grab the side-rails above my head, and pull myself up. At home, my hospital bed has no side-rails and I am too weak to … Continue reading

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“Exploding”


After five days on Upstate/Community General Observation Unit and eight days at Sunnyside Care Center rehab, what are my conclusions? Not much. 1. I am tired, too tired to know or care. 2. Care of the sick is given over … Continue reading

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