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Our Story: Suzette and Shannon

Peer Network

Married for thirty years, I am the mother of a bright fifteen year old son and a beautiful twenty-eight year old daughter, Shannon. We love to get out, go camping, and spend time in the mountains.  I love to read.  Shannon loves to bowl and enjoys time with grandma....

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President’s Award For Excellence

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Four of the five winners of the second annual President’s Award for Excellence visited Missoula in August. The award recognizes employees who have consistently provided excellence in their job and in customer service.  Each winner was nominated by their manager and the selection process is competitive! Featured in this...

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Happy To Serve You In Florida!

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Consumer Direct for Florida has been growing quickly and breaking records all around. To sustain this growth we have been adding to our team of talented members in our mission to support our Participants and their families to fulfill their wish to remain in their home and communities through...

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Our Story: Sandra

Peer Network

I was born in Medaryville, Indiana at a mid-wife home in October, 1946. Although I arrived two months premature, I had a safe weight of five pounds, four ounces. I grew up in Medaryville and at fourteen I fell off a horse and fractured my skull. My inner ear...

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Long-Term Services & Supports: A Gathering of Tribal Leaders

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) work collaboratively with American Indian and Alaska Native leaders to provide long-term services and supports (LTSS) for elders and people with disabilities. With feedback from tribal leaders, programs and services are better designed to meet the needs of local populations, while...

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Our Story: Christine and David

Peer Network

I was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming in ’61 and grew up in Nebraska in a small town called Maxwell. In 1979, I had a diving accident which rendered me a quadriplegic. Life with a spinal cord injury has its many challenges from being independent to becoming dependent on other individuals. Moving...

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Our Story: Rick With His Daughter

Peer Network

My wife and I grew up in southeastern Idaho, living a block from each other. Being high school sweethearts, we have been married for thirty-four years. Neither of us had been touched by someone special in our younger years. We were blessed with our son in 1983 and our...

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Learn About ABLE Programs

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The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program allows individuals who are disabled before age twenty-six to set money aside in an account to pay for disability-related expenses. Earnings on an ABLE account would not be taxed, and account funds would generally not be considered for the supplemental security...

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Our look has changed. What we believe in remains.

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For twenty-six years, Consumer Direct has supported people in directing their own care to maintain independence at home and in the community. We have worked to expand choice and control for people with disabilities, the elderly, and their families. Today we’re happy to introduce our new brand identity. Our...

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Special Olympics Montana Summer Games

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This week, over 1,100 Special Olympics Montana athletes compete in the Summer Games in Missoula. We are proud sponsors of the Summer Games and would like to thank all coaches, volunteers, supporters, and dedicated athletes who make it possible. We look forward to the results and stories of success!

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