Unnecessary Worries About Moving To Panama

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Punta Pacifica Hospital – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingWhen I got an email from my Doctor, a Whats App from my Consultant/Surgeon and a personal phone call from the Doctor doing the lab results, I knew I wasn't in Kansas anymore! (Or England in my case!)
Yes, you just read that correctly, the local Doctor here in Coronado, emailed me to see how I was and if I had heard anything about the test results I was waiting for.
Prior to that, I had undergone some surgery and the Consultant/Surgeon had...

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A Short History of Medical Care In Panamá

I was recently asked about the healthcare Panama Punta Pacifica Hospital – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Livingavailable in the Coronado area of Panamá.  In order to answer that question and at the same time, give you a more holistic view of healthcare in general in Panamá (so you don't have to worry), we can look to portions of the history of Panamá.
Panamá has traditionally been known by other nations as a passageway to move from the Atlantic to the Pacific and vice-versa.  Since the construction...

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Are Americans Leaving Panama?

Presented with permission from Bob Adams, of Retirement Wave.

Are Americans leaving Panama?

From time to time, I have received messages from various RW Members over the last six years asking, "Why are expats leaving Panama?" or they ask, "Why are Americans leaving Panama?" Some get a little colorful and say that American retirees are "fleeing" Panama! The same thing happens once in awhile when I meet Members face-to-face here in Panama. I ask them, why do you ask? They...

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Keeping Perspective on Panama

Presented with permission from Bob Adams of Retirement Wave
In the last eight and a half years, I’ve received thousands of emails from people all over the world interested in visiting and living in Panama.  I’ve met with over 400 of you when you’ve come down and I’ve had the time available when you’ve contacted me and we got together to chat.
There are certain things that come up frequently.  One of the most...

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