Category Archives: Health and Medical

Hospital Adventures

Yes, following closely on the heels of our car adventures, we decided a few days ago to experience some hospital adventures as well. (Hey, anything in the interest of providing useful info to my readers!) So, what in the world … Continue reading

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Woof-woof, cost of vet care

First, I just need to apologize to one and all for my complete disappearance the past 10 days.  We left shortly after my last posting to fly to Salt Lake City for a quick “hit” of grandbaby time plus a … Continue reading

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A different type of expectation

I wrote recently about the value in expats getting accurate information so that they can mold their expectations appropriately about what living in Costa Rica might be like.  I truly think there’s another type of “expectation” that is quite interesting … Continue reading

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Health care costs and Medicare

So far I’ve talked mostly about our moving back to be near our family (very true) and our growing realization that selling our house was a necessary financial decision (also very true).  I’ve hinted that backing up those significant issues … Continue reading

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Why we moved to Costa Rica, the short version

It seems that we can hardly start talking about our moving back to the U.S. without taking a closer look at why we came here in the first place.   Of course — shameless plug warning! — if you read … Continue reading

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