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My brother has HIV
      06/28/05 04:25 AM

I just attended a funeral last Saturday in state New Jersey after 5 to 7yrs years not seeing my brother........He appeared front of me shell of person.........He stated he had HIV diagnosed 2005......He moved from Georgia to North Carolina small town limited resources appox next town 45mons to hour away......I am social worker in New Jersey began call local agencies that Monday .... plus Duke Unioversity Law Project for assistance b/c denial disability...Really concern my brother stretching medication for August appoint taking one pill a day instead recommended 2 pills........I explain everyone in that agency concern lack family support in that area livng a lone,no phone,weak etc.........I spoke him briefly explaining nutrition important actually wrote few items down ,, I gave family member 50.00 to assiatnce him picking up groceries ....I remember him telling me there was no fan or airconditoner, refrigerator do not keep food cold...I was able buy him a remote fan(surprise) no clue place in car for his return back home...contacting relative that able to give Air conditioner... plus working on getting refrigerator..I feel helpless b/c case manager does not mean same NY/NJ area helping benefits,meds,transportation,meal on wheels, rental assistance,clothing,.........I will speak with him on Wednesday when he gets a phone options either go house that could offer services in Raleigh,North Carolina(meds,tx,transp,food etc) or inviting my brother come to live with me New Jersey....I am going send care package tomorrow items unable to buy on food stamps...My brother began payments on truck 600.00 on SUV monthly when working now unemployed too weak work right now could he give back the vehicle to company 2. get someone take over payment 3. voluntary Reposs...that part North Carolina no tranp. or taxi services available everything nearly 30mins to local staore

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