Juma M.

When a person is facing the challenges of debilitating painful symptoms, in many cases staring mortality directly in the face, empathetic caregivers can make all the difference in the world. Such a confrontation with our own frailty is beyond frightening, both for patients and their families. The overworked and underpaid nurses, aides, and doctors at…

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jerry m with ems staff

J. Martin

When Jerry Martin got on his bike for his usual morning ride from Victoria to Shorewood this past June, it seemed like another routine trip to the South Shore Senior Center for a morning filled with coffee and laughter with his friends. But it soon became clear to the retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel and Vietnam…

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