A Pastoral Advocate and Caregiver


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Healthcare Whisperer welcomes Reverend Glenn Mortimer to the show to discuss his work as a healthcare advocate for his parishioners and caregiver for his mother. Both roles have taught him about the perils of the healthcare system and how to overcome barriers. His work as a minister, takes him to many hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes in the Greater Boston area. He has witnessed first hand the need for families to have someone who will speak for them during a medical crisis. He is also the primary caregiver for his chronically ill mother. His work with his parishioners has given been a blessing in helping get the right care for his mother. He is not afraid to speak his mind and advocate for his parishioners needs to doctors, nurses and administrators. His stories are both funny and poignant. Don't miss this show.

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