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Join Us For Free Hospice Volunteer Training

Hospice

Consumer Direct Care Network is pleased to offer free hospice volunteer training. Group trainings are on Tuesday and Thursday at 6-8 pm from August 1 – 24, 2017. Individual trainings are available and ongoing. Please inquire. Place: Consumer Direct Care Network 100 Consumer Direct Way Missoula, Montana 59808 Training will cover: Hospice care and philosophy The Volunteer’s...

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Three Types of In-Home Care

Services

In recent years, in-home care has become a viable alternative to nursing homes, rehabilitative facilities and long-term hospital stays. These in-home services allow you to stay in your home as circumstances change. Home care services are multi-disciplinary and provide care to infants, teens, adults, elderly and those with disabilities....

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“All Abilities” Films Set To Open

Events

Each year, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival brings rich, thought-provoking non-fiction films to Missoula. For the second year, Consumer Direct Care Network Montana is pleased to sponsor the “All Abilities” strand. Our Montana Care Network champions the power of film to offer insight and understanding into the lives...

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Volunteering At Missoula Food Bank

Events

This January, our team volunteered at the Missoula Food Bank. Last year, our local food bank served 21,021 individuals and distributed 1,630,049 pounds of food to people in need. Really cool! We are happy to serve such a noble cause. Being able to give back to our community...

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2016 W-2 Information

Tax

The IRS requires that all 2016 W-2s be mailed to employees no later than January 31, 2017. Consumer Direct has mailed W-2s through the United States Postal Service. If you have not received your W-2 by February 16, 2017, please contact your program coordinator.  

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Three Topics for Montanans to Consider about Hospice Care

Hospice

Hospice provides quality compassionate care to those of us with a life-limiting illness. If you or your loved one is terminally ill, you may have already heard about the expert medical care that Hospice provides. But did you know that Hospice also provides pain management as well as emotional...

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Lack of exercise ‘twice as deadly’ as obesity

Health

Just 20 minutes of brisk walking a day may be all it takes to lessen a sedentary person’s risk of early death, says a new study. The researchers also found the risk of early death due to lack of exercise is double that posed by obesity and does not...

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Why is drinking water Important?

Health

Many people may take drinking water for granted, but keeping hydrated can have a huge impact on overall health. Despite how crucial it is that people drink enough water, a significant amount of people may be failing to drink recommended levels of fluids each day. Around of 70% of...

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Learn More About Stress & Health

Health

Medical News Today recently published an excellent article on stress and it’s implications on your health. “Stress is significantly associated with virtually all the major areas of disease,” Prof. Hobfoll told MNT. We found this article very compelling and beneficial. To learn more about stress and how it impacts...

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What is Home Health?

Health| Services

Often when physicians or hospital staff say “Home Health”, they mean that the skills of a healthcare professional, like a registered nurse or therapist, are still needed after your hospitalization to provide continued assistance with your recovery. This might be to continue intravenous antibiotics you have been receiving, draw...

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