Tennessee Man Fights for Independent Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Martin McGrath of Nashville has cerebral palsy. Unable to take care of himself, McGrath struggles to maintain his independence through in-home care.
He is one of thousands of Tennesseans in need of home-based services, which can be difficult to secure because of funding and availability. While being placed in a nursing home is an option, McGrath says center-based care robs people like him of the independence they desire.

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