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Local Needs Help Living At Home

 

June 27, 2019

Ted Tawney is independent minded, but it’s a full-time job for the 67-year-old to help look after himself.

The Brevard resident has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair.

“Everything I do, I do slowly,” Tawney said.

Simple things, like brushing one’s teeth, for an able-bodied person can take a few minutes.

For Tawney, it takes significantly longer.

Tawney, however, said he’s “glad to be able to do it, because some people are not.”

Tawney is independent minded but he still needs help. For roughly 26 hours spread over seven days each week, paid caregivers visit T...



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