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Case Study: Health Planning

This 61-year-old woman has four years until she can go on Medicare. Should she? What else does she need?

En español | Irma Almirall-Padamsee, 61, the retired director of multicultural affairs at the Samuel Johnson School of Graduate Management at Cornell University, spends 40 hours a month volunteering with cancer patients. She talks with new patients and identifies those who need buddies. She's in charge of a boutique that offers cancer patients free bras, wigs and prostheses. Puerto Rican by ancestry and fluent in Spanish, Almirall-Padamsee also translates a health column for one of the doctors.

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