In my last article, I’m Alive, I told you about my heart bypass surgery and my next step when I went to the recovery room. The surgery was something that was no problem, I don’t remember a bit of it! The recovery room was a bit tougher, and I remember bits and pieces of that […]
Health and Healthcare in the Philippines
Obviously, for any population that is aging, health and healthcare are a major concern.
I, myself, have experienced a number of health issues over my years of living in the Philippines. You can read about my journey on my other blog called 430 to Fit.
Many expats think that the healthcare available in the Philippines is substandard, but that is not my experience. If you take the time to look for the right hospitals (not always the most expensive hospitals) you can get excellent health care in the Philippines.
Read the archives below to learn more about health and healthcare in the Philippines.
Last article’s tale of “fix it” involved more cerebral work than actual, hands-on labor. I mean, repairs couldn’t be effected via screwdriver and hammer, with the possible target of these implements being a geostationary satellite, let alone a delicate receiver-converter sitting next to the telly. This article relates a more “down to earth,” getting the […]
Hi Fiends. Yep, you read the title right, I am still alive! I had a quadruple bypass operation on Thursday, November 10 after being admitted into the hospital on Tuesday, Nov 8. Tuesday and Wednesday, my two pre-op days were used to teach me about what to expect, for the nurses and doctors to take […]
Now that I’ll be spending more time with my in-laws on the farm, I’ve been getting F.I.T. on a daily basis and it’s kind of rewarding and therapeutic at the same time. At times it can be a challenge because of trying to figure out what my in-laws and relatives are trying to translate (tell […]
And I don’t blame them at all; it seems that for some odd reason my wife Mayang let our Phil Health Insurance lapse. I found out the hard way, the day we needed it! Bob Martin has spoken at length what a good deal Phil Health is and its different plans and of course I […]
Returning home can mean only one thing: It’s “Fix It Time.” A five-month absence didn’t only make the heart grow fonder, it automatically generated a giant “To Do” list of items that – as far as I can see – serves but one purpose: to devour all available spare time. “Fix It Time,” unwittingly has […]