Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi.Can anyone share some light on your experiences with ambulance services during emergencies ie; dire medical situation where a loved one needs ER type care?Thanks,Bob
Oct 17
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi there,My wife and I are planning a move to Panama in September of next year. I will be 64. My question is, it's easy enough to sign up for Medicare in Panama online, as a US Military veteran, how do I get a new ID card when living there? Is there…
Oct 7
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Medicare enrollment while living in Panama
"Thanks John. Very good info. I may have to travel back to the US for the ID card, unless the embassy will do it."
Oct 6
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Oct 5
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
Hi there,My wife and I are planning a move to Panama in about a year, and will have Medicare and Tricare. She turns 65 this November, and will pick up her ID card here in the states. But I won't turn 65 until after we move. How do I get an ID card…
Oct 5
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Expat funerals
"Thanks for the info. We have asked a lot of questions in anticipation of our move in 2022, but that wasn't one of them. Thank you again, and so sorry for your loss."
Sep 15
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
A morbid subject I know, but how does the process work if an expat dies?What if they are there and living the single life, what happens with the body?I imagine having a spouse when it happens means questions can be answered on some of this stuff,…
Sep 15
Bob Raksnis replied to Robert's discussion VIRUS UPDATE
"what are people hoarding tp for? I could understand food staples, but tp?"
Mar 13
Bob Raksnis replied to Betsy's discussion RENTED - 2 bedroom/2.5 bathroom furnished home on acreage in Boquete Rentals
"Hi there. Do you have more photos ?"
Jan 13
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Retired military in Boquete
"Hi Jim. Thanks again for all the info. I got a good feel for everything now, and your voicemail was helpful also. Because I still have a few years to decide, I'll take it all in and make a decision when the time is right. Another issue that could…"
Apr 19, 2019
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Retired military in Boquete
"Okay, I have a pretty good idea how it works for me. At the risk of seeming stupid, I’m not understanding how my wife would be covered if we have Medicare and Tricare. It’s probably fairly obvious, I’m just not seeing it, sorry."
Apr 17, 2019
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Retired military in Boquete
"Thanks Jim. Good info."
Apr 17, 2019
Bob Raksnis replied to Bob Raksnis's discussion Retired military in Boquete
"I will call you tomorrow. I’m currently at work."
Apr 16, 2019
Bob Raksnis posted a status
Just got back from Boquete. Wonderful visit. It makes us think of Boquete as a retirement home again!
Apr 16, 2019
Bob Raksnis posted a discussion
My wife and I are again considering Boquete as a retirement destination, though it still is 3 years away. My question is, are there any military retirees out there that can explain what healthcare system you use?  Right now, we're thinking Medicare…
Apr 16, 2019
Bob Raksnis left a comment on Visiting Boquete? Will you bring some much needed items for the local families?
"Is there still a need for stuff like what's mentioned? I've noticed no posts in almost four years. Thanks."
Feb 24, 2019