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Entertaining and compelling real-life stories. The author is successful business, real estate, and media entrepreneur Dick Kazan.
Published on September 1st 2020
Mary Daniel: When the pandemic prevented her from visiting her husband at an assisted living facility, she found a very interesting way to overcome it.

Steve and Mary Daniel
Steve and Mary Daniel
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57-year-old Mary is founder and CEO of Claim Medical, a small Jacksonville, Florida firm that helps patients with their medical bills.

Her 66-year-old husband Steve, an ex-salesperson, has early-onset Alzheimer's disease, and is a resident of RoseCastle at Deerwood.

But because of the pandemic, like people everywhere not allowed to visit their loved ones, she was not allowed to visit Steve.

And then she found a very clever way to visit him:

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She landed a part-time job at RoseCastle.

Two days a week, Mary washes dishes, mops the floors and scrubs the grill, and afterwards has hours of precious time with Steve.

Mary Daniel
Mary Daniel
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Until then, it had been nearly four months since they had been together. Through her tears, she told The Washington Post being with him again is "just amazing!"

"It didn't matter what I had to do to get there," she added.

"I was willing to do whatever it took to fulfill my promise that I was going to be there for him every step of the way."

Because of her ordeal, and the ordeals of millions of others, Mary launched the Facebook group "Caregivers for Compromise - because isolation kills too!"

photo: facebook.com

They now have chapters in all U.S. states with thousands of members, collectively giving people an ever-louder voice in setting pandemic policies.

These rapidly growing numbers will mean politicians can no longer arbitrarily set policies without listening to patients and their families, who as a collective will also cast their votes.

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In the next KazanToday: A 68-year-old nurse who came out of retirement to help during the pandemic.

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