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


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

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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


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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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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CANdemonium 2016 In Missoula, Montana

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Every year local businesses partner with architect and engineer firms to compete by building art structures with cans of food. All cans of food used in the structures are donated to Missoula Food Bank. This year Consumer Direct Care Network partnered with architecture firm Encompass v2, llc to raise...

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Disability Permit / License Plate Application

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The Motor Vehicle Division recently changed form MV-Application for Disability Permit/License Plate Application. Here is the permit form and the letter for medical providers regarding the change. Permit – Letter –

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Congratulations Eva Medina!

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Today marked Eva Medina’s first day as acting Program Manager for Consumer Direct Nevada! Eva was promoted to Program Manager in November and worked alongside Laura Coger for the past two months. Laura retired as CDNV Program Manager last week. Eva has been with Consumer Direct since October 2005. Most recently, Eva has been the...