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Old 10-18-2015, 04:19 PM
 
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Thank you for your help. Also, I remember looking at a OTOW newsletter online at some point. I am searching everywhere but I can't find it. Does anyone have a link for this newsletter? It had a lot of great info in it. We are headed up there in a few weeks to look and purchase and we are very excited about this community. It sounds like a lot of fun!
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Old 10-18-2015, 06:31 PM
 
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Yes, that was it. Thank you, I was searching for newsletter instead of newspaper. Very informative site.
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Old 10-24-2015, 06:00 PM
 
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One of the reasons I want to move to a retirement community is because I am single and tend to be a "loner". This has suited me fine until a few years ago when I had to go to a hospital (in New York State) for a medical procedure which required a sedative. The hospital's policy was I needed a neighbor or a family member to bring me home after the procedure. I couldn't use a cab. I couldn't use an ambulette. It had to be a family member or a neighbor. And I didn't feel comfortable asking any of my neighbors. My brother, who has the same "loner" lifestyle as me, had the same problem when he had to go to a hospital on the other end of New York State and required a sedative. When I attempted to bring this up with one retirement community rep, she started telling me about a "singles" club in the community. I think she missed my whole point. I read Sun City Center has residents who volunteer to escort people to and from the hospital. Does OTOW have anything like this? Or is this not a problem in Florida hospitals.
Do not know but I think Oak Run (about 2 miles south on 200) might. I would look for a church group. Also you might contact the sheriff's department. I think he has two employees that help solve problems such as this. This is a long shot but try. I would also try the County as they might have a program for seniors. You might call meals on wheels as they might have someone that would do this.
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Old 10-24-2015, 10:37 PM
 
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Not the response I was hoping for. I do appreciate the response nonetheless.
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