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ADAPT FUN*RUN

Events

This Spring I’m excited to participate in the ADAPT FUN*RUN in Washington, DC on Sunday, May 13, as a virtual runner. Am I bummed to not be there in person? Of course! Still, it means a lot to be able to support my brothers and sisters of ADAPT. ADAPT...

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Nominate Your Caregiver!

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The Care Network understands how important Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are to helping people maximize their independence in their home and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the needed support to live the life they want. We invite you to nominate a caregiver...

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2017 DSP Appreciation

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I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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Back row – Mickey Ogg, Ben Bledsoe, Suchita Basnet, Karalee Lambert, Jeff Harriott. Front row – Beth Peterson, Jani Albans, Jenny Vaile, Katie Virga, Daryl Holzer.

President’s Award For Excellence

Services

Early in 2015, the Executive team established an annual award to recognize our companies’ top performers. The third annual President’s Award for Excellence acknowledges five employees from our network of companies, for their accomplishments in 2016. We asked Managers to nominate one employee each and from this field the Executive...

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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

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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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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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