News & Events

Tuesday Tip: Safety in the Home

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...

CDChoices Staff Member Interviewed for Forbes

Denise DiNoto, CDChoices Communication and Outreach Specialist Home 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...

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...

CDChoices to Host International Children’s Book Day Livestream in Partnership with St. Ambrose School

Consumer Directed Choices is partnering with St. Ambrose School in Latham, New York to host an International Children’s Book Day Facebook Live. Denise DiNoto of CDChoices will be reading the book “Butterfly on Wheels” by Albany native author Shameka Andrews.  Denise is a strong advocate for individuals living with disabilities...

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...

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