Our sweet friend Mernie (Marilyn) Richter has developed a heart condition. Her heart races and they are not sure why. Originally her doctor had it under control with medication but her condition has worsened and the medication no longer is effective in controlling it. Mernie and Karen have determined that Mernie needs more skilled care than Karen can provide for her at home. Mernie has moved into a long-term care facility (Rancho Vista Retirement Community) which is very near Karen's home. The facility has multilevel care so Mernie can stay in one place as her condition progresses.
As you can imagine Mernie does not have any long-term care insurance to cover the cost of care. She has her social security and the rental income from the granny flat at Edgehill Herb Farm which will cover some of the cost. The shortfall each month is $1830 and that is where this campaign comes in. There are so many of us who love Mernie and have been touched by Mernie and Ernie over the years. Maybe we can be the ones who can provide her "long-term care insurance fund". If 18 of us could give $100 per month the shortfall would be covered. Or if you cannot make a monthly committment then maybe you could give a one-time gift. All of us can lift Mernie and Karen up in prayer as they face this next chapter in their lives.
"Bear one another's burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ." Galations 6:2
The need is immediate as Mernie has moved this week to her new digs. She is getting settled in and would love to receive notes and cards as well. Please send all cards and letters to:
Marilyn Richter 2360 Edgehill Road Vista, CA 92084
For flower delivery and for visiting her: Marilyn (Mernie" Richter Rancho Vista Retirement Community 760 E. Bobier Dr., Room 127 Vista, CA 92084
Please pass the word along to others who are friends and family of Mernie's so we can get the word out and help our dear friend meet her needs.