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Many brain injury patients poised to quit nursing homes for freer lives

Settlement to let Medicaid cover alternative care

barry chin/globe staffKaya Alexander, 29, with mother Victoria DeCoteau, wants to be ''with people my age.'' barry chin/globe staffKaya Alexander, 29, with mother Victoria DeCoteau, wants to be ''with people my age.'' (barry chin/globe staff)
By Carey Goldberg
Globe Staff / August 14, 2008

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CANTON - Just 29 years old, Kaya Alexander lives in a nursing home. She had no other options after a 2006 car accident broke her neck, damaged her brain, and sheared off three fingers of her left hand, the only hand she can move. (Full article: 1121 words)

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