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President’s Award For Excellence

Services

Early in 2015, the Executive team established an annual award to recognize our companies’ top performers. The third annual President’s Award for Excellence acknowledges five employees from our network of companies, for their accomplishments in 2016. We asked Managers to nominate one employee each and from this field the Executive...

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Connecting with Rural Alaska

Community Outreach

Many Alaskan communities are separated by vast distances or bodies of water. Sometimes it takes a bit of an adventure to connect with these rural communities. The Consumer Direct Care Network office in Kenai was contacted by the Chugachmuit Native Corporation with a request to participate in health fairs...

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“WE RUN BECAUSE WE CAN”

Events

Idaho resident Jim Kinnard turned 17 on July 6 and celebrated his birthday over the weekend in Montana by running in the Missoula Marathon. Running with his mom, Jann, and his community service worker, Jared, with his dad, Jeff, watching in attendance, Jim completed the half marathon in 2:23:48. This is...

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AGING EMPOWERMENT IN WISCONSIN

Community Outreach

Today Consumer Direct Wisconsin is sponsoring/exhibiting at the Aging Empowerment Conference hosted by InControl Wisconsin. The conference focuses on the interconnected relationship between older adults, their caregivers, and the professionals who support them to live a self-determined life. We are exploring ways to advance self-determination as the foundation for providing support while...

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FREE HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Hospice

Consumer Direct Care Network is pleased to offer free hospice volunteer training. Group trainings are on Tuesday and Thursday at 6-8 pm from June 13 through July 4, 2017. Individual trainings are available and ongoing. Please inquire. Place: Consumer Direct Care Network 100 Consumer Direct Way Missoula, Montana 59808 Training will cover: Hospice care...

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Letter From Judi

Testimonial

Dear Consumer Direct folks,                  I just want to thank you for the letter and bag sent to me for 5,000 hours of caregiving. What a nice thing to do! We 24/7 caregivers sometimes feel forgotten and need a little encouragement from time to time. The bag is coming...

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Evolving Healthcare Industry

Educate

Evolution in the healthcare industry is nothing new to most of us. Here in the policy and government relations world of our business, we are accustomed to adapting to national and local policy changes that affect any or all of Consumer Direct Care Network’s 20 companies. We expect nothing...

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Our Story: Monique

Peer Network

My name is Monique Casbeer. My dad was in the military and we frequently moved around the United States. He retired when I was fourteen years old and Montana became my permanent home. I have two Bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Applied Math, and two Master degrees in...

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Field Day

Events

This week, the Tucson office hosted its First Annual Field Day. We invited all of our caregivers to mingle with office staff for a BBQ in the park. We encouraged caregivers to invite the members they work with so they could share thanks and enjoy festivities together. We had prizes we raffled each hour....

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