An 80 year old male with multiple myeloma and was on dialysis. He discontinued dialysis. His 84 year old wife needs more support. She has just spent 4 days in the hospital with angina.
#26.A 57 year old woman suffering from multiple sclerosis has been very isolated. She moves very slowly. She said it took her a long time to get the courage to call for support. She needs a friend.
27.A 93 year old woman with multiple health concerns (heart disease, arthritis, very frail) would also welcome a weekly visit.
28. A 79 year old woman needs supervision, while her 83 year old husband goes out and runs some errands. They have a small dog and they both smoke. She has had triple bypass surgery, a stroke, and fractured both hips. Her first hip fracture happened while she was in the hospital and has resulted in the decision to stay in the home. She is in a wheel chair and uses a walker to transfer for toileting.
"Illness is neither an indulgence for which people have to pay nor an offence for which people should be penalised. but a misfortune. The cost of which should be shared by the commmunity. " ~Aneuryn Bevan. Founder of the NHS
"I felt that no boy should have to depend either for his leg or his life upon the ability of his parents to raise enough money to bring a first-class surgeon to his bedside."
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