September 11th, 2012 @ 8:22 am

Just for the hell of it, I sent an email to Delia Mcclain at ElderSource this morning: Delia, I have not heard from you in seven months now. Is this email address still valid? Does my mother still have an open case file with your organization? Can I get a status update? Any help from […]

Confirmation from Shelly
August 7th, 2012 @ 6:30 am

Early this morning Shelly from Woodland Terrace responded to my sister’s email from last night: Yes, all the information was forwarded on 7/23/12. I re-faxed the consents and 3008 again this morning. We are still waiting on the Level of Care and will forward that once received. Shelly (My sister replied with, “Thank you,” about […]

Re: Kathleen Gagne
July 13th, 2012 @ 3:23 pm

I just sent the following email to Delia McClain at ElderSource: Dear Delia, It has been almost six full months now. Can you tell me if any progress has been made on the Medicaid application process for my mother? Can you tell me what the status of her application is? David Vincent Gagne I haven’t […]

Drugs and drugs and drugs
April 16th, 2012 @ 9:25 pm

I replied to my sister’s email and copied Janis Stovall and Janice Day at Grace Manor: [name redacted], I can get you the details about Elder Source tomorrow when I get to my office. The assessment was definitely done; I will get you the date and the name of the person that did it as […]

Update: Part 2
April 16th, 2012 @ 8:20 pm

My sister just sent me the following email. She copied Janis Stovall and Janice Day at Grace Manor Port Orange: Dr. Moore, one of the psychiatrists from Halifax, came to see Mom around noon. Mom was pretty sleepy at the time. Dr. Moore asked me some questions regarding Mom’s history. He also tried to ask […]

March 6th, 2012 @ 12:17 am

I sent the following email to Janis Stovall <> at Grace Manor Port Orange: Dear Ms. Stovall, Here is a summary of the details I have. I’ve included a very basic timeline at the end. I have taken extensive notes during every phone call I’ve had with anyone regarding my mother — every nurse, doctor, […]

February 27th, 2012 @ 11:52 am

Early in the morning on February 27th, 2012 I forwarded this email to a friend of mine who asked how things were going with mom. I had originally sent it to someone else, but it was a good summary of what was happening and he said he might know someone who could give me advice. […]

My Mom
February 24th, 2012 @ 10:28 pm

Near the end of February of 2012, an old and dear friend from college suggested I email his wife and her dad with some details about mom’s condition in the hopes that they might be able to offer some advice. Here is the email I sent them:   From: Gagne, David To: [redacted] Subject: My […]

Emeritus at Port Orange
February 24th, 2012 @ 9:01 am

On the morning of February 24th, 2012, my little sister forwarded me an email she received from someone at Emeritus at Port Orange:   From: Gagne, Jennifer To: Gagne, David Subject: Fwd: Emeritus at Port Orange Sent: February 24, 2012 9:01 AM Hi, David. I received this from one of the places I visited. I […]

Please Contact Tallahassee
February 24th, 2012 @ 7:49 am

Delia McClain, a Medicaid Client Services Specialist with ElderSource, replied to my email from yesterday with this message: The Dementia program is called Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (ADI). Also, please contact Tallahassee to request the representative for the county in which your mother resides in to address funding. The Department of Elder Affairs in Tallahassee phone […]