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When you arrive for the interview, scan the lobby or office for pamphlets that might offer more details. Six months in, it goes to $800, and you have a free choice between paying up or handing in the car and losing your down payment. Melissa enjoys reading, research, and work with community partners and volunteers. Gordon Bonnyman, executive director of the Tennessee Justice Center, said he feared that “a lot of frail people are not going to make it on the reduced package.” State officials say the money should be sufficient and that seniors whose need for care increases may qualify for more extensive TennCare benefits: nursing home or community-based care up to $55,000 a year.

Pages: 1200

Publisher: Grey House Pub; 6th edition (July 2003)

ISBN: 1930956835

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