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Caregiver (DSP) Appreciation

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Last month, we ran our Caregiver Appreciation program in coordination with Direct Support Professionals Week, September 11-17. We recognized 3,583 direct support professionals in eight states for their outstanding service to assist people in their homes to maintain independence. The feedback we received before and during the week was...

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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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Featured in this photo are the 2016 winners who were able to travel to Missoula along with Consumer Direct Care Network’s executive team.

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

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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

Education

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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