Joann Sullivan on February 26th, 2012

I am proud to say that I have never purchased a book from Amazon.  I have purchased a few at one of the major chains after first checking to be sure that there was not a copy at my favorite independent bookstore.  Sometimes I have ordered  books that I could not find locally from Northern […]

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Joann Sullivan on February 17th, 2012

Back in the 80’s and 90’s I worked at Children’s Hospital Oakland.  My friends and I frequently went out to lunch and our best source for good restaurants was our colleague, Lucille Poskanzer, the counselor in the Medical Genetics Department.  She loved going out to eat and did so weekly.  She knew more about local […]

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Joann Sullivan on February 1st, 2012

Frequently people ask me about the differences between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing facilities.  One of my readers sent this link which is a great summary of the differences between the two types of care:

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