Tag Archives: LTC

Mustard Bean Pickle is NOT Tough to Swallow

Before we talk about what is tough to swallow (hint:  21 day standardized menu for seniors in LTC facilities) let me tell you about mustard bean pickle. My friend Kirsten unleashed an animated facebook exchange when she said she’d spent … Continue reading

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“Why I Joined The Wildrose Party”

Before anyone has a coronary, that’s not “Why I (as in me) joined the Wildrose Party” but rather why Guy Boutilier joined the Wildrose Party.  But first, another question—why did a 69 year old woman, dressed up in a garbage … Continue reading

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Frankenstein’s Monster…Or Why Privatization of Healthcare is a Bad Idea

In the late 1800s, the US government tinkered with a relatively benign creature and created a monster.  Like Dr Frankenstein, the US government acted with the best of intentions.  It wanted to allow corporations to raise capital to finance the … Continue reading

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