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Sometimes, there are no happy endings.

Her name was Gerda. Gerda was a hard-talking, cigarette-puffing, trucker swearing kind of gal. What you saw was  exactly what you got, and if she didn’t like you, you would hear about it pretty damn fast.  She would straighten up and look … Continue reading

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How do we treat our aging population?

CBC ran a story about elderly care homes yesterday, that claimed 43 care homes on Vancouver island have been rated high-risk. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2008/02/20/bc-senior-homes.html  Granted, a small portion of those given the high risk rating haven’t even opened yet( the rating is … Continue reading

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