Monthly Archives: December 2011

Granny Snatching: Give Florida’s Elderly the Best of Yourself for Christmas

December 21, 2011
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Granny Snatching: Give Florida’s Elderly the Best of Yourself for Christmas

If you only look at television advertising or listen to the radio version of those same ads you’d easily conclude that all is happiness at this time of the year – even husbands doing last minute shopping are having a blast! But reality is different and the holidays, whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah...

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Granny Snatching: Florida’s Elderly Should be Aware of Holiday Fraud!

December 12, 2011
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When my son was first venturing out into the world he took a year to work and enjoy a sense of independence before starting college. He looked into numerous possibilities across a broad range of occupations, including offers to sell magazines and water filters in which the “salesman” has to buy the product up...

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Granny Snatching: Florida’s Elderly Have Much for Which to Give Thanks

December 9, 2011
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Granny Snatching: Florida’s Elderly Have Much for Which to Give Thanks

I was watching the rioting in Cairo on the evening news last night and it reminded me of some information that my son passed on several months ago regarding the treatment of poor and disabled people in the United States versus elsewhere. My son is an airline pilot and occasionally flies with a co-worker...

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Florida’s Elderly Targeted by TSA

December 9, 2011
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“Three South Florida women, all elderly and with medical problems, say Transportation Security Administration officers made them take off their clothes during the screening process at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport last week,” says a report in the Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. “All three, one with a defibrillator, one with a colostomy...

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Cuba Today, Yearning for Returning

December 9, 2011
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Cuba Today, Yearning for Returning

Cuba: A Visit in Three-Parts One. Cuba today Two. A mission to help Cuban kids enjoy their baseball Three. Travel restrictions and opportunities   HAVANA — There’s a bug-in-amber quality to this strong city and proud country that would be fascinating and precious were it not for the sad truth that the people here...

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