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Testimonial: Heart Attack in Mexico Requires Life Flight to Arizona

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When Douglas Miller, an ex-pat living in Guadalajara, Mexico, began having light chest pains, he consulted a cardiologist who quickly suggested a heart catheterization to determine the cause. According to friend Kerri Moon, Douglas was told in no uncertain terms that he needed surgery immediately. “[We] made the call [to SkyMed] together upon first hearing […]


Testimonial: Broken Clavicle Requires Surgery, SkyMed Member Flown from MX to OR

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An ex-pat in beautiful Lake Chapala, Mexico, Keith McKalip was enjoying a pickleball game when he went “too far” for the ball and ended up with a broken clavicle. Keith was taken to the hospital in Ajijic, where the doctor took an X-ray and stabilized him. “The next day, I saw an orthopedic surgeon at […]


Five Romantic Getaways in Tennessee

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For those in search of a romantic getaway, the Tennessee River Valley has rounded up list of popular boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts and resorts overflowing with charm and offering the finest in southern hospitality. The Commodore Hotel and Café, Linden, Tenn. A boutique hotel in the picturesque town of Linden, The Commodore Hotel offers […]


Packing Tips for Shoes and Boots

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When it comes to packing for travel, shoes and boots can pose the biggest challenges. Whether it’s your most comfortable boots for hiking or maybe your shoes for a night on the town, how can you pack these bulky items in the most efficient possible way? Streamline Your Selections When you’re packing, as far as […]


Testimonial: Member Has Diabetic Foot Emergency, Flown to Home Hospital Within 24 Hours

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While on a caravan trip to the Newmar Rally in Syracuse, NY last September, I started having problems with my foot. A friend suggested I go to Urgent Care. When the doctor saw me, he immediately said: “Mr. Lown, if we don’t do something now, you’re going to lose either your toe or your foot. […]


Testimonial: Member Has Motorcycle Accident in AZ; RV and Bike Returned to Canada

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We were in Kearney, AZ, when I stopped my motorcycle abruptly, it fell over and landed on my left thigh. I ended up with a huge hematoma and was admitted to the Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa. As it turned out, I required three surgeries and 8 days of total bed rest. Meanwhile, the […]