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The Question is “Why”?

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Family and Friends often struggle with the question of why a person would choose to end their own life. In many cases, the question is complicated and remains open-ended. Every year more than 250 Montanans die by suicide. According to the Missoula City-County Health Department, Montana has the highest...

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Bikes for Kids

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The heart of Missoula can be felt every day through the gracious acts of our neighbors. One example of this is the anonymous community member who donates bikes to the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department. In return, the Sheriff’s Department gives the bikes to kids in need who are excited to receive a...

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New Provider Directory

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Consumer Direct Care Network is excited to launch the NEW Provider Directory for Montana. This directory works to connect participants (service recipients) with available, local caregivers who can support them to stay independent and healthy in their home and community. To access the directory, click: https://providers.consumerdirectcare.com/ Whether you’re a...

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Disability vote & what it means

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“Vote as if your life depends on it… because it does.” – Justin Dart. This quote not only emphasizes our responsibility to exercise our civil right to vote, it also communicates that securing our rights and freedoms is a continued effort. Preserving the dignity of all people and defining...

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DSP Recognition Week

DSP Appreciation

During Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, we salute the 4,500,000+ direct support professionals (DSP) who provide the services needed for individuals with disabilities and older adults to maintain independence at home and in the community. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless,...

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28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Today marks the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is legislation that set out to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy equal access in all areas of public life. This includes equal access to jobs, schools, transportation and all places that are open to...

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2018 Missoula Marathon

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As the Care Network, we believe we can achieve more together. By combining charitable donations and human resources we bring greater impact to our communities. For the second year in a row we are the title sponsor for the Missoula Marathon, July 13-15, 2018. Our participation in the marathon this...

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Walk For Montana Wishes

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This spring our Care Network is joining together in a common cause by participating in Montana Walk for Wishes on June 15 at Fort Missoula Regional Park. Make-A-Wish is a national organization which grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Wishes generally fall into four categories: “I wish to...

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ADAPT FUN*RUN

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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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