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2017 DSP Appreciation

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I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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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 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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No Seniors Go Hungry

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The Kenai Senior Center had their annual Meals on Wheels fundraising auction, NO SENIORS GO HUNGRY, on Friday, April 1. The funds raised are used to provide meals for seniors who do not qualify for Medicaid Waiver or cannot afford to purchase their meals otherwise. The Kenai Regional office...

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Meet Jack

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One of our Program Coordinators, Tiffney, travels Alaska to visit with our consumers and caregivers. As you can imagine, she hears many great stories. She had the pleasure of talking with Jack, Raymond, and Patrick in Togiak, Alaska. Togiak is on the southwestern coast of Alaska bordering the Bering...

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Special Award

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The Kenai Office for Consumer Direct Alaska presented a special award at our annual Christmas luncheon. We recognized, Tami Ward, for saving the life of a consumer earlier this year. The consumer had taken an overdose of her medication and was non-responsive when Tami arrived at her home. With...

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2015 Alaska Polar Plunge

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We were happy to participate in the Special Olympics Alaska Polar Plunge at Goose Lake in Anchorage, Alaska this past weekend. Thanks to Matt and Kenzie for representing Consumer Direct Alaska and taking the plunge into the 20 degrees freezing water! Way to go, Matt and Kenzie! We are...

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20,000 hour club welcomes Priscilla!

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We are proud to present Priscilla with the Caregiver Appreciation award for compiling 20,000 hours of hard work. Her service to people with disabilities and the community of Anchorage is outstanding. We cannot thank you enough, Priscilla! You are a joy to our family and a rock star in...

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Caregiving 25,000 Hour Club

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We thank Angelina for her years of service and congratulate her for entering the 25,000 Hour Club! Angelina loves taking care of Joan, and has been doing so since 2004. Angelina considers Joan is to be like family – almost like a grandma to her. Angelina is a native of...

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