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Re: [IP] A question on behalf of a friend



On 5/21/2011 10:08 AM, HARRY PROUDFEST wrote:
> I know this suggestion is a bit to the side of the point. To relieve her of
> the asset of the home "sell" it to a family member who lets her live there
> with a small rent.
>
> --- On Fri, 5/20/11, Mary Donovan<email @ redacted>  wrote:
>
>
> From: Mary Donovan<email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] A question on behalf of a friend
> To: email @ redacted
> Date: Friday, May 20, 2011, 10:45 PM
>
>
> Hello all,
> I have a friend on a list for parents of kids with diabetes who posted this
> question to our group: My older sister is diabetic and insulin dependant. She
> is unemployed and has no insurance, nor does she qualify for state
> assistance.
> She is stressing and struggling to get her insulin. I have thought about
> allowing her to borrow my sons insulin stuff, but I can not deprive my son to
> help my sister. I am doing some research online to help my sister, but was
> wondering if any of you have been in this position or know someone who needs
> insulin but can't afford it. I am so worried about my sister and her diabetic
> needs. Just wanted to give a shout out to my diabetic peeps..... Right now
> she
> is in California but will be heading back to Missourri this summer. She
> doesnt
> qualify for state aid because two years ago when her husband passed away our
> mom helped her pay off her house in Mo. so she wouldn't have to stress about
> that. So, since she owns her home
> outright, she doesn't qualify for state assistance unless she sells her
> house. And it's silly, because it's not an expensive home, it's a small house
> in a very small town in Missourri.Thank you for your help with this. I got
> her
> permission to post her question to the group in the hopes that some of you
> might have some ideas that I can send along to her.  Thanks so much in
> advance
> for any advice you can give!
> MaryMom of Dan, 20 dx 01 pumping since 03, dexcom 09 mm revel 11
> .
>
That's a good idea, but in many states there is a 5 year waiting eriod 
after you do something like that.

Clint
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