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First Anniversary (Part II)


When I was returned to the Iroquois Nursing Home I was put on the palliative care floor. In fact, they moved another woman out in order to put me in the last room at the back of the unit where … Continue reading

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First Anniversary (Part I)


A year ago Memorial Day weekend, I was admitted to Crouse Hospital in Syracuse with extremely high blood sugar. I have diabetes mellitus, type 2. Four times attempts had been made to treat it but I couldn’t tolerate the medicine. … Continue reading

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GET HELP FOR ME


So, you know me, I’ve been trying to get someone to provide relief for Cora. My efforts have included reaching out to (and this will be a partial list because I can’t remember them all): • At the Iroquois: Colleen, … Continue reading

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GET HELP FOR ALICE


An open letter to three directors at Crouse Hospital who are members of the Plaza Corporation board of directors that oversees the Iroquois Nursing Home: Yesterday while I theoretically was napping, I spent 45 minutes listening to my roommate Cora … Continue reading

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GET HELP FOR CORA


So yesterday afternoon, after lunch, after my medication, after Dr. Shawl’s regular monthly visit, I settled down for a nap. And the aide brought my roommate Cora in and apparently left her sitting on a bedpan. Cora called out for … Continue reading

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Yelling at Mark


It is September, the day after Labor Day. Children are back in school, parents’ vacations are over, and it’s time to hunker down and get back to work. So where are we at? So far today, I have had several … Continue reading

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Cora and Jeanette


nhintake@health.state.ny.us To: Nursing Home Intake Complaints Fr: Anne C Woodlen Dt: August 31, 2013 Re: Cora, Rm. 422 Iroquois Nursing Home Jamesville, NY “Mo-ther . . . Mo-ther . . . Mo-ther, please help me . . . I made … Continue reading

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