Posts Tagged ‘nursing homes’

Haiku Duet, Elder Abuse

September 13, 2017

“At best, nursing homes – are God’s waiting rooms; they should – not be God’s death rooms”

“Hedge funds invest in – nursing homes: big profits, no – liabilities”

Haiku Quintet, Save Medicaid

July 14, 2017

1. “The older you grow – the more likely you are to – outlive your savings”

2. “After the nursing – home sucks up all your money – you’ll need Medicaid”

3. “As you grow old your – brain fails first but your body – refuses to die”

4. “Without Medicaid – normal Americans can’t – afford to grow old”

5. “If your senators – are owned by the Koch Brothers – prepare to get screwed”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2017/07/07/this-dirty-little-secret-is-the-real-reason-why-repeal-is-so-hard-for-republicans/?tid=hybrid_experimentrandom_3_na&utm_term=.bf60e80999bf

Haiku Sextet, We All Face Medicaid

July 8, 2017

1. “That sucking sound at – the old folks home: your money – going down the drain”

2. “Don’t Republicans – have elderly relatives – in nursing homes, too?”

3. “If you grow old and – you’re not a one percenter – you’ll need Medicaid”

4. “If you’re healthy your – brain will fail but your body – will refuse to die”

5. “Assisted is five – grand; nursing is ten; no one – is prepared for it”

6. “Republicans don’t – want Rita or you or me – to get Medicaid”

Haiku Duet, Soylent Red

June 26, 2017

“Senate Trumpcare sends – over a million seniors – straight onto death row”

“Medicaid cuts will – throw vulnerable seniors – straight under the bus”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/06/26/its-official-the-senate-health-care-bill-is-about-cutting-medicaid/?tid=hybrid_collaborative_1_na&utm_term=.1070f97279e0

Haiku Trilogy, Medicroak

June 25, 2017

“Republicans want – to kill grandma and grandpa – with Medicaid cuts”

“They worked hard, they paid – into the system, now they’re – about to get screwed”

“Republicans will – force old people out of their – beds into the streets”