Improving the lives of others

STUART-William Rose couldn’t afford health insurance for years. He didn’t have money to pay for his medicine due to not having a job. His health problems increased. He was seeking a place that could assist him and that’s how he found Volunteers in Medicine in Stuart....

VIM patient gets Medicare

STUART-Imagine going to a place for only one year, but its feeling like a lifetime. Whatever health concerns you may have had were taken care of. You considered this place home because you were able to speak about anything. This is the story of Victoria Rhoades, a...

Two patients survived a tough battle

STUART-Having heart issues could be detrimental but it could make things worse if you don’t have health insurance. When your ejection fraction is below 15 percent, it could cause sudden death. That’s the story of Michael Nelson and Gabriel Vasquez. Two patients who...