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Grounded In San Antonio
« on: December 15, 2016, 06:09:33 AM »
Well, it took us 3 months but we made it to San Antonio. My DH has taken a turn for the worse healthwise. He is now in stage 4 of heart failure, meaning his heart is no longer pumping well enough to make his organs work efficiently and they are starting to shut down. He has had numerous hospitalizations, the last two being one week apart. :(

We were informed that we needed to stay in one place long enough for the VA system to get him set up with primary care in order to get the services he needs to keep him out of the hospital. We will stay here through the spring, and if he improves enough, we can make short trips using San Antonio as a base. Once in warms up in the spring, we will head back up to Minnesota.

We have to stay within 30 miles of the hospital in order to receive Hospital at Home care for the next 30 days, which is hospital level care but delivered at home. More critical than home health care, but not as intense as inpatient care. We got a spot at the KOA, which is nice, but not in a great area. Its near the AT&T Center, which is really industrial and its pretty noisy. Once that program is no longer needed, we can go further out, so we will be looking at other spots. Most of the long term spots in the more affordable parks we have looked at are full up. Some are also strictly enforcing the 10 year rule for long term spots, no matter how good of condition they are in. :(

So, if anyone is coming through San Antonio, look us up. We'll be here.

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Re: Grounded In San Antonio
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2016, 06:14:02 AM »
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Re: Grounded In San Antonio
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2016, 06:14:58 AM »
I'm sorry to hear the not so good news. Deb and I will be praying for your Husband and family.
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Re: Grounded In San Antonio
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2016, 06:38:11 AM »
I am so sorry to hear of your problems Caryl. My thoughts are with you.
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Re: Grounded In San Antonio
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2016, 06:57:20 AM »
I don't know how mobile your situation is, but there is a VA hospital in Kerrville, which is a fairly nice town about an hours drive west of San Antonio on I-10 and there are many RV parks in that area.  May be something to consider if you need to get out of the larger city.
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Re: Grounded In San Antonio
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2016, 08:48:07 PM »
Best wishes to both of you

We stayed at that KOA in July. Site 35. Wasn't bad.
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