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Growing Older With HIV: What Concerns You Most?

 10/26 

Jacquelyn Williams

Jacquelyn Williams

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, N.J.

I'm concerned that they get the proper health care. That they are able to see the doctors when they need to see them, that they get transportation to the doctors and stuff like that. Dental care, specialty doctors for kidneys, heart doctors and stuff like that -- because a lot of the time people can't get around if you don't have a driver's license or a car, and getting around is important.





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