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There comes a certain point in everyone’s life where the parent becomes the child, and the child their parent. I, like so many others, sadly experienced this firsthand with my father. He passed away last year from Parkinson’s disease.

Fortunately, my dad had insurance coverage that was high quality and supported good treatment. Unfortunately, too many others don’t—something I’ve spent many years working to improve.

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