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Narcan Training

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On October 20th, 2018, the Kenai Public Health Center took a big step and presented the first community emergency preparedness distribution and education drive-thru drill. Our very own Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) Alaska team members, Tiffney Carlson and Kyla Besse, shined as they volunteered their time and became trained educators...

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Alaskan Earthquake – This is who we are

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As everyone has probably heard, Alaska was struck by a devastating 7.0 earthquake on Friday, Nov 30th at 8:29 am. The entire Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) Alaska team was in Anchorage for our annual two days all staff training. First, let me tell you that all of us...

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28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Today marks the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is legislation that set out to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy equal access in all areas of public life. This includes equal access to jobs, schools, transportation and all places that are open to...

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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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