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Needy elderly will pay the price for cuts in Medi-Cal
Los Angeles Times

When you have a loved one approaching the end, you feel like you’re walking along the edge of a cliff in the dark, but at least you’ve got plenty of company.

I’m still sifting through hundreds of responses to my July 17 column about my dad, who took a fall a couple of months ago and landed in a nursing home. Readers have sent heartfelt ruminations on death and dying; postcards from the abyss.