Al (Buddy) Mitchell had a brain stem stroke while in Florida. He spent 1-1/2 weeks in ICU in Bayfront Health in Punta Gorda before moving to his own room. He is making daily progress.
Our next step is to get him into an LTAC (Long-term Acute Care) facility. Cardinal Hill in Lexington has accepted Buddy and the insurance has approved it but has not approved the transportation from Florida to Lexington.
We have worked with the Case Manager at Bayfront Health to arrange a Medical Transport Company to take him to Cardinal Hill on Thursday, April 5th. The cost is $7700.
How you can help:
This amount is high, but we know that it would be best for both Buddy’s recovery and his wife, Pat, to be closer to the support of family and friends in Lexington, where they have spent all their lives raising their families and being involved in the community.
Buddy retired from the Lexington Fire Department where he was both a Firefighter and a Paramedic. He was also a Lexington City Councilman for eight years serving the community.
Let’s help to relieve some of the financial burden on Buddy’s family and “Bring Big Al home”!
*all overage will go toward medical expenses
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