Archive for May 28, 2008

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a Ms. Robin Donovan, who is responsible for writing and maintaining the Center for Respite Care (CRC) blog. The reason for the email was to inquire if I might be interested in writing a "guest post" for their blog.

Although I’d read a few of the posts on the blog, I didn’t really know all that much about CRC, so I did what I normally do: I did an Internet search to see if they had a homepage (which they do) and also to see if there were any news articles about them.

The CRC’s Mission Statement was enough to convince me to write the guest post: Starve A Cold. Feed A Fever – which was about the difficulties that many homeless have at receiving adequate health care services, which in turn started me thinking about remedies. That in turn started me thinking about the types of "remedies" that many local governments use when trying to address homelessness in their communities.   (more…)