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Bucket Lists, Medicare, and Transitions—oh my!!

We’ve all heard the term “bucket lists.” The idea of creating a wish list of activities or experiences we’d like to accomplish in our life is often raised, both in the cinema, as well as in daily conversations. I must admit that while I’ve considered this, I’ve been far too focused on my work, and maximizing the impact which I might have in creating a desirable change. Starting with my undergraduate days, and progressing through medical school, residency, and practice, there was always an excuse—too busy, no time, there’s always later, someday when the time is right…. It was a never-ending list of rationalizations, and made sense to one who felt that time would always be there later to relax.

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