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18 Aug

CDChoices CEO Christopher Graber participated in a round table discussion with Congressman Paul Tonko this past month to advocate for CDPA funding pertaining to the Better Care Better Jobs Act. This legislation would provide a historic investment that prioritizes wage and benefit increases to workers who provide care to consumers receiving Medicaid home and community-based services. Graber says, “Policy needs to match our values, and we must protect the most vulnerable. It’s time to [...]

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17 Aug

Earlier this week, Spectrum News published the article Local caregiver grateful for nonprofit instituting raises.Lori Rappleyea, CDChoices consumer and board member, shared how she utilized the pay wage increase CDChoices instituted earlier this year with her personal assistant, Barbara Fredericks.For Consumers enrolled in specific plans, the pay rate is now $15.00 per hour, including the ability to save and issue on-demand bonuses. Personal assistant Barbara says, "It was an absolute [...]

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