Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Senior’

Letter to Editor: Angela Hardy of Knoxville, TN

Angela Hardy of Knoxville, TN writes: It is apparent the Senators have their own agenda and are not representing the majority concerns. Maybe it is time to repeal and replace those who ignore the cries of the poor,those on the margins of life,those who are working two and three jobs to make ends meet. Let's…

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Letter to Editor: Marge of Madison, TN

Marge of Madison, TN writes: I am a small business owner in Middle TN. Because of the ACA, I have been able to offer my staff (all 8 of them) excellent health care coverage, with no worries about preexisting conditions. The proposed changes will probably double the premiums for my "mature" employees and who knows…

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Debra and Kevin of Snowflake, AZ

Debra and Kevin of Snowflake, AZ writes: My husband and I retired to Az after working overseas for many years where we had socialized medicine.  We have been in Snowflake Az for almost 5 years and since we had no social security or other pensions we started buying rental properties for income so we are…

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Letter to Editor: Angela of Franklin, TN

Angela of Franklin, TN writes: The ACA or some people call it Obama Care, saved my life. At 58 years old, I was diagnosed with Leukemia. I needed a Bone Marrow transplant. I was employed for 15 years at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing. When my sick days were gone, I was terminated & offered medical insurance thru…

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Richard of Seymour, TN

Richard of Seymour, TN writes: I’m a mostly retired Family Nurse Practitioner and I practiced for 40 years in East Tennessee seeing thousands of uninsured  patients . My wife & I continue to live in Sevier County, our children grew up here and went to public schools here.   Over the years I provided care…

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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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