March 2nd, 2012 @ 3:41 am

Here is an email I sent to my friend’s father-in-law, who works in the elder care industry and who had been offering me some advice.   From: Gagne, David To: [redacted] Subject: Re: Questions for Monday Sent: March 2, 2012 3:41 AM ET Hello, [redacted], Thank you so, so much. I cannot possibly describe to […]

December 29th, 2011 @ 2:37 pm

  From: Gagne, Jennifer To: Gagne, David Subject: Thoughts Sent: December 29, 2011 2:37 PM ET Hey, David. I spoke with Dr. Shoemaker’s assistant. All they have are the results from the previous CT-Scan. To get the films and the results, we have to call Halifax Medical, but they will not release them to us […]

CT-Scans and lease
December 23rd, 2011 @ 1:40 pm

My sister sent me this email: What Dr. Fulop‘s assistant, Helen, told me is that they saw the results of a CT-Scan that had been done at Halifax Medical by Dr. Lopez on Dec 14, 2009 and that Dr. Shoemaker received a copy, as well. She said that Dr. Fulop would be happy to look […]

Likely Mistaken
December 21st, 2011 @ 11:36 am

I sent this email to Sophia Mas at Stewart-Marchman a day after a very long and difficult phone call with her and Dr. Caliendo. Dr. Caliendo was only on the phone for a few minutes and then Sophia called us and explained in detail what he had been saying. It wasn’t until many, many months […]

One of the Worst Calls
December 20th, 2011 @ 12:15 pm

Today I managed to actually talk to Dr. Caliendo for about twenty minutes. My sister and I had a conference call with him and Sophia Mas from Stewart-Marchman ACT. Mom was in the room with them at the beginning of the call. Pay close attention to the footnotes I’ve added below. Here are my notes […]

An Email from Sophia Mas
December 19th, 2011 @ 12:36 pm

I received this email from Sophia Mas at Stewart-Marchman: David & [name redacted] 1 Dr. Caliendo will be available between 2:00-2:30 to 3:00-3:30 pm our time – I can call you around that time to give you the phone# you need to call & we’ll be ready – I am afraid I do not have […]

Trying to Schedule a Call
December 19th, 2011 @ 8:58 am

I sent this email to Sophia Mas at Stewart-Marchman and copied my sister: Hi Sophia, I spoke to my sister, [name redacted], this weekend about having a conference call with Dr. Caliendo. We would both like to be on the call, and we would both very much like to hear what Dr. Caliendo thinks about […]

RE: Kathleen Gagne
December 15th, 2011 @ 1:59 pm

I received a copy of the following email from Sophia Mas at Stewart-Marchman, which was sent to my sister: [name redacted], 1 I sensed today’s call was very difficult for you – I encourage you to reach out to your familuy, Church & friends for support – This is a difficult time and we will […]

An Email to Sophia
December 13th, 2011 @ 2:09 pm

This is an email I sent to Sophia Mas at Stewart-Marchman: Sophia, I am always available. You can call me at any time of the day or night. If my sister has any restrictions on when she is available, she will have to let us know. Thank you very much for the extensive details about […]

December 13th, 2011 @ 1:44 pm

My sister sent me the following email at 1:23PM PST: Hey, David. Have you spoken to any of Mom’s doctors yet? I was wondering if you have heard anything new about their diagnosis or Mom’s release date, etc. Love you. [name redacted] I replied — and I probably should have been less harsh — about […]