Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Senior’

Allan of Lenoir city, TN

Allan of Lenoir city, TN writes: I’m 64 and have lived in Lenoir City area since 1990. I work part time for EnSafe in Knoxville.  My wife is a full time teachers aid at Bearden HS. I hope to retire at 66, but since my wife is several years younger, if she retires with me…

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Jo-Ann of Dayton, TN

Jo-Ann of Dayton, TN writes: We moved to TN over ten years ago.  We chose to come here because I have health conditions that make working outside the home difficult.  At the time, we could live here on my husband’s salary alone. Because we have been judged to have pre-existing conditions the ACA is essential…

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Pamela of Nashville, TN

Pamela of Nashville, TN writes: I have lived in Tennessee for over 40 years, working as a psychologist. I see people who have insurance now that they could not have gotten prior to ACA.  My daughter is also now covered under my insurance. Do not repeal the ACA without a replacement that includes a mandate,…

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april of lookout mountain, TN

april of lookout mountain, TN writes: I am a 63 year old retired nurse. I retired to Lookout Mountain, TN, after 32 years in Alaska. In the past, I was a nurse volunteer for the Southeast Tennessee Red Cross working in local disaster response, with veterans, and service to the armed forces. After the July16,…

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diane of NY, NY

diane of NY, NY writes: I am 64 years old, working full time as a physician and director of a non profit.  I live in New York City and I have 2 kids who are over age 26 – one works at a low paid job and one is a full time graduate student.  They…

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Linda of Chattanooga, TN

Linda of Chattanooga, TN writes: I’ve lived in Chattanooga area for 46 years and taught in elementary schools for 35 years. Since 2005, I’ve been retired and volunteering in various organizations and political campaigns. I live in the North Chattanooga section of the city. I enjoy the museums, parks, RiverWalk, other outdoor opportunities as well…

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Cora of Chattanooga, TN

Cora of Chattanooga, TN writes: My Christian faith moves me to love and care about people. I was diagnosed with cancer a few years before the ACA became law.  I have two adult children, 5 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.  I routinely volunteer to make my neighborhood better.  After working over 40 years I was…

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