Thursday, February 19, 2009

Save the MPTF Hospital and Long-Term Care

To someone like me, who is currently struggling with the placement and long-term care of an elderly loved one, this message couldn't seem more timely or more personal.

You've undoubtedly heard of the Motion Picture & Television Fund's recent decision to close their hospital and Long Term Care facility on its famed Calabasas campus, a vital health-care institution established way back in 1921 by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.

Below, a video put together by Saving The Lives of Our Own, a group within the MPTF rallying for the patients' rights.  It's really compelling and moving.  To get involved, please visit

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