CDChoices Updates

CDChoices virtual hiring portal offers ‘manageable approach’ in search for home care providers

On November 15th, Hongwei Zhang, CDChoices Director of Operations, was featured in McKnights Home Care, where she spoke about our workforce recruitment portal, a database tool specifically designed for consumers, connecting individuals seeking home care services with “personal assistants” or caregivers. “Managing your own home care takes time,” said...

CDChoices Launches Virtual Homecare Workforce Hiring Portal

On November 11th, CDChoices was featured in Saratoga TODAY, announcing the launch of our easy-to-use workforce recruitment portal to connect individuals in need of home care services with “personal assistants” or caregivers. “We recognize the difficulty of recruiting personal assistants and the lack of attention paid to the home care...

Consumer Directed Choices continues to grow our team!

We’re excited to announce the appointment of Hongwei Zhang as Director of Operations. Hongwei will manage office operations, information technology, business and market analytics and brand awareness. Hongwei is a graduate of the University of Albany where she obtained degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. She also holds a master’s...

CDChoices Announces Increased Wages for Direct Care Workers

Consumer Directed Choices (CDChoices), a nonprofit corporation providing services to seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), announces increased pay rates that their Consumers select, set, and control for their employed home care workers. This increase comes on the heels of the...

Life is About the Choices You Make

CDChoices' CEO Chris Graber was featured in the March issue of Clifton Park Neighbors. In the article, Chris mentions how he views home care workers as essential, especially during a pandemic. "Home care workers were on the front lines taking care of seniors and people with disabilities who are underserved,...

CEO Shares his Vision with Consumers

New CEO Christopher Graber formally introduced himself to CDChoices' Consumers and Designated Representatives this week in a letter. The letter outlines the CDChoices Board of Directors Strategic Areas of Focus and provides ideas for Consumer engagement. You can read the full letter below. CEO Introduction Letter.pdf

CDChoices Names New Chief Financial Officer

Consumer Directed Choices (CDChoices) announces the promotion of Brian Frasier to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Since 1997, CDChoices, a $42 million nonprofit organization, has helped seniors and people with disabilities maintain or regain independence by empowering them to manage their home care. “Brian brings a strong track record of operational transformation, improving financial performance, growth,...

Consumer Directed Choices Partners with Community, Work & Independence, Inc. to Assume Fiscal Intermediary Services to CDPA Consumers

Consumer Directed Choices (CDChoices), a nonprofit corporation providing services for seniors and individuals with disabilities (“Consumers”) announces a partnership with Community, Work and Independence, Inc. (CWI) resulting in CDChoices expanding service area and membership. The strategic relationship allows CDChoices to provide fiscal intermediary services to CWI’s Consumers who self-hire their...