Helpful health tips and information for both visitors and new residents living in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico is a US Territory, and it seems more like a foreign country when it comes to healthcare. Here is everything about medical care, prescriptions, and laboratory tests that I wish I had known when we moved to Puerto Rico. Here are some helpful health tips and information for both visitors and new residents living in Puerto Rico.
Healthcare for Visitors
The first time that my parents visited Puerto Rico, my Father ran out of his prescription insulin. His prescription and corresponding refill was through Walmart and we assumed that not only would Walmart US and Walmart Puerto Rico be the same, that also the US Medicare healthcare program would be the same. We never did get consistent information, but long story short, the insurance would not cover his prescribed insulin but did offer a lower dose insulin (without prescription) for less than the regular co-pay. The crisis was diverted and now my Father always verifies his insulin and all medication before coming to visit Puerto Rico.
What last minute preparation can you do as the storm is
charging at you? Here are 9 easy and actionable ways to prepare for the
impending hurricane so that you survive and thrive in the hurricane (or other
After Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the Caribbean, I started a list of supplies and preparation checklist for next Hurricane Season.
While I hope no one ever experiences the devastation and MONTHS without basic services like water and electricity, this is my preparation checklist to ensure that my household is stocked and as ready as possible for a tropical storm, hurricane, or other natural disasters.
The Basic Supplies
This section will break down the basic food and household supplies to stock at the beginning of hurricane season. Please do not wait until the last minute when lines are longer and supplies are in short supply. Continue reading “Hurricane Preparation Checklist”
2017 was full of adventure and challenges that made for some memorable moments that I will never forget. Some of my worst travel moments include the usual cancelled flights, luggage that went on a different vacation than me, Instagram-famous spots that are a disappointment IRL, and watching some of the best plans crumbled before my eyes.
Due to our recent move, I have sold two cars in the last 3 months. Both cars were sold private party (not to a used car dealership or reseller), and as luck would have it, to women.
I was in a bit of a time crunch for both cars, and probably could have held out for a bit more money, but both cars were sold to good families and everybody was satisfied with the transaction. In fact, both women buyers gave me a HUG and thanked me after buying my car(s).
Selling a car to private individuals is a very different process than car trade in to a car dealership or used car lot. Here are a few tips and recommendations to get the best deal when you sell your car, and to make this as easy and quick as possible! Continue reading “How to Sell Your Car”
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