Lisa’s Turn: Unfortunately, Assisted Living Didn’t Work for Henry

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Lisa’s Turn: Unfortunately, Assisted Living Didn’t Work for Henry

Henry — Hospice Day #13 Still refusing to let go, I found Henry a bit weaker today but still lucid. Since turning 100 on July 4, 2012, Henry has been after me to write about his life before knowing me and after. I always put him off. “Henry, I’m too busy. I don’t have time […]

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At 104, I’ve Moved Into An Assisted Living Center

After walking hundreds of miles over so many decades, I managed to keep my aging process at bay. Sadly, it appears time has finally caught up with me. Fortunately I’m not ill, just “old” as my doctor tells me. And a “fall risk,” which doesn’t sound that bad to me but I’m told it is. I never […]

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Tricks Hospitals Play, and How To Stop Them

Lee Mowatt is a remarkably positive man, with lots of energy, who is the creator and host of a website promoting the wisdom mature adults can take from the journey of their lives, and become better because of their actions. Here is Lee’s website’s link: http://innergameofaging.com/ Lee heard from many of his listeners that they wanted to hear […]

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Introducing Our Patient Assistance App

DependableDoc (C) enables patients and their loved ones to learn the ABCs of patient rights in a clear and simple app format. Whether you find yourself in an emergency room, a rehabilitation facility, staring at an outrageous medical bill, or countless other unwanted (yet all too familiar) healthcare scenarios, our app provides healthcare consumers with helpful […]

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To the Top Brass at Medical Insurance Companies and Hospital Administration, This One’s for You

The last words of Steve Jobs – I have come to the pinnacle of success in business. In the eyes of others, my life has been the symbol of success. However, apart from work, I have little joy. Finally, my wealth is simply a fact to which I am accustomed. At this time, lying on […]

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Life Care Planners (Originally Published on NerdWallet.com)

The Critical Role Life Care Planners Can Play in Your Finances by Advisor Voices | posted in Advisor Voices, Finance Published on November 4, 2015 12 By Lisa Berry Blackstock Learn more about Lisa at NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor The inability to pay medical bills is the most common reason for bankruptcy among Americans. According […]

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SOUL SHERPA (R) Now Part of AdvoConnection Speakers Forum

A new public outreach program has just been launched by Trisha Torrey, formidable patient advocate in her own right and force behind AdvoConnection.  This organization provides many consumer resources, including a free national directory of patient advocates located throughout the country.  Now AdvoConnection is offering the public access to experienced advocates who are available to speak […]

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Lisa’s New and Improved APHA Listing Unveiled

The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates (APHA) is now listing SOUL SHERPA’s (R) updated contact information, including photographs and our logo. Lisa Berry Blackstock Serving: Offices in California and NevadaSOUL SHERPA provides all aspects of patient healthcare advocacy to clients from the wealthy to the needy, throughout the United States and with offices based in […]

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Shout Out to Mario, Craig, and Steve at Magoo’s!!!

Just a quick note to say “thanks guys” for buying my pizza dinner tonight at Magoo’s in Newbury Park.  I’ll enjoy every bite of it! Send Lisa your email addresses and she’ll send each of you invitations to my 103rd birthday party this July.  Stay off rolling golf carts so you can make it my […]

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Time-Sensitive Information for CA Healthcare Subscribers

SOUL SHERPA (R) is compelled to pass along today’s email from Carmen Balber, the executive director of Consumer Watchdog, whose mission is to “Expose, Confront, Change.”  To all Californians who are covered by a healthcare plan with Anthem Blue Cross or Blue Shield of California, please read: Can you believe that two giant insurance companies […]

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