Anna Nahlupin, designated representative and personal assistant to her family members, speaks to Spectrum News on being a “sandwich caregiver”

Anna Nahlupin is the designated representative for her son, Valeriy Nalhupin, who was born with spina bifida. She hires, trains, schedules and terminates if needed, the caregivers for Valeriy. Anna is also a caregiver, or personal assistant, to her Uncle, Anatoly Orlioglo, who has down syndrome. Anna is considered...

CDChoices welcomes Catherine (Kate) Budlong, Director of Programs and Business Development

The CDChoices Team is excited to welcome Kate Budlong as our Director of Programs and Business Development! In this role, Kate will have oversight and responsibility for program operations, growth, compliance, and advocacy. Kate comes from an accomplished background in health care non-profit leadership, and we are grateful to...

Consumer Directed Choices, Inc. is collecting personal care and household items for the Veterans Miracle Center

In honor of National Military Appreciation month, donations of personal care and household items are being collected by Consumer Directed Choices Inc. (CDChoices) for the Veterans Miracle Center in Albany. The CDChoices team is making personal donations and acting as a drop-off location for community donations. Brian Frasier, Chief...

Non-Profit Organizations Volunteer to Help Veterans, Ukrainian Families

Employees at CDChoices rolled up their sleeves at Jezreel International and the Veteran’s Miracle Center warehouse on Friday, April 22, 2022. The team provided some much-needed help unboxing and organizing incoming donations that will be distributed to both local charities, as well as shipped internationally to countries with high...

CDChoices CEO, Chris Graber, named one of 25 winners of the Empire Whole Health Heroes Awards

CDChoices CEO, Chris Graber, is one of 25 winners of the 2021 Empire Whole Health Heroes Awards, an award honoring Capital Region leaders who reflect the dedication of Empire BlueCross to demonstrate a commitment to public safety and wellness in our state. Chris says, “I am proud to look back and see...

CDChoices consumers can offer their NEW caregivers sign-on bonuses!
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