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11 May

Each week, CDChoices' Peer Mentor shares tips on our social media. This week's #TipTuesday involves workplace safety in the home.#TipTuesday:  Consumers/DRs:  teach your staff how to stay safe in the kitchen to prevent serious injury.  Even if an employee exhibits confidence about tasks required of them, it’s still a good idea to go over some basic kitchen safety rules to avoid injury.TOP 10 KITCHEN SAFETY TIPS:Eliminate tripping hazards.Keep children & pets out [...]

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29 Apr

Denise DiNoto, CDChoices Communication and Outreach SpecialistHome and community-based services, like Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA)  have been the topic of many conversations lately. President Biden's American Jobs Plan includes a proposed $400 billion in additional federal funding for these services. Comedian John Oliver even mentioned community care recently during this episode of his television show. Earlier this week, Forbes,com published the article The [...]

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19 Apr

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 degree in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Database Management and Business Intelligence from Boston [...]

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14 Apr

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 Enacted FY 2021-22 New York State budget which did not include the “Fair Pay for Home Care” proposal, which would have invested in the home [...]

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