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Grant To Help Diabetes Disabled Senior Cope With Credit And Medical Costs

by Joseph Santana
(Astoria, New York, USA)

I am 76 years old and single! I used to enjoy road trips, concerts, hanging out at the lake, cookouts and going out to eat with my friends.

Unfortunately all my family are dead. I am looking out for myself.

I love watching CSI, Law and Order and I'm a big fan of Judge Judy. I am becoming a fan of the Knicks but only when they win. I'm also very spiritual.

I like watching Lets Make A Deal, Nashville, Dallas, Fox News and Good Morning America. I also like Twilights the movies and also vampire movies.

Disability Issues

I am diabetic and about to start getting dialysis.

I can't stand for long time due to a job injury I had that required surgery and intensive therapy. I had a fractured knee.

Unfortunately due to my diabetic issues I started to put a lot pressure on my leg and I started to get charcoal foot. I can't wear regular shoes.

Financial Hardship

I have not worked since 2010. I had to use all my savings and I am trying to pay all my credit cards to see if I can't get out of the financial difficulties I'm having. It is getting to the point that I am going to lose it.

I wish I could go back to work but due to my illnesses and my disability nobody would hire me.

I have no money. I sometimes don't have enough money for utilities or food because of my credit cards and medical bills.

Income Efforts

My health care is trying to get me into Medicaid.

I get public assistance, which amounts to $17 a month.

I never applied for any grants or tried to get any money from churches.

I would ask my friends to lend me some money, but it's hard with most of them dead and the others not living near me.

Specific Needs

I don't want sympathy.

I am very independent but life took a wrong turn for me and now I am in a severe financial debt.

I just want to see if there could be some type of financial help or grant for me at this point in my life.

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