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 […]
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.
Sometimes marriages don’t work out, they end in divorce. That is probably at least as common as success, I guess. I have been lucky. In August 1990, I married Feyma Bayoy. We have been married for more than 26 years now. You all know Feyma because she regularly writes on this website. When I married […]
I am writing this article on Sunday, October 30. Right now, I don’t know for sure when my coming heart surgery will take place, but I expect it to be soon. Here is where we stand right now Over the past few weeks, we have been working mostly doing stuff for the insurance company, PhilHealth. […]
Note from MindanaoBob: I have been getting a lot of requests for me to run this article again, so I am doing so today. Additionally, I am adding a current update at the end of the article. As most of you readers will recall, back in June I had a heart attack. I came home […]
I have been living in the Philippines for nearly 17 years now! It’s been a long haul, and a very good life. I have really enjoyed living here, and my eyes have been opened to many things. I have learned a lot, been exposed to other expats from nearly any country you can think of, […]
September 12th came and off to hospital I went to complete my next and I hope last required surgery. So much preparation, I only wish I could have been part of it, I found out that my wonderful wife, Mrs. Thompson AKA Mayang has been packing for a week like we were going to Florida […]