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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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2016 W-2 Information

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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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Long-Term Services & Supports: A Gathering of Tribal Leaders

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) work collaboratively with American Indian and Alaska Native leaders to provide long-term services and supports (LTSS) for elders and people with disabilities. With feedback from tribal leaders, programs and services are better designed to meet the needs of local populations, while...

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Learn About ABLE Programs

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The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program allows individuals who are disabled before age twenty-six to set money aside in an account to pay for disability-related expenses. Earnings on an ABLE account would not be taxed, and account funds would generally not be considered for the supplemental security...

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Our look has changed. What we believe in remains.

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For twenty-six years, Consumer Direct has supported people in directing their own care to maintain independence at home and in the community. We have worked to expand choice and control for people with disabilities, the elderly, and their families. Today we’re happy to introduce our new brand identity. Our...

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Area Agencies in Aging Association of Michigan Conference

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We are glad to provide self-directed financial management services in Michigan. Today Tasha Harvey, Consumer Direct Michigan Program Manager, attends the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan conference in East Lansing. We look forward to meeting people and learning how we can assist AAAs in providing quality services...

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National Wear Red Day

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Let’s celebrate National Wear Red Day® — the first Friday each February — We encourage everyone to wear red, raise their voices, know their cardiovascular risk and take action to live longer, healthier lives. – Go Red For Women – American Heart Association ‪#‎GoRedWearRed‬‪#‎WellWomenVisit‬

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ALASKAN EARTHQUAKE – A SHINING EXAMPLE

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At 1:30 am Jan 24th a series of earthquakes struck South-central Alaska. The strongest one, a 7.1 on the Richter scale, centered 63 miles west of the city of Homer, was the most powerful quake ever registered in the Cook Inlet area. Ninety eight miles northeast of the epicenter...

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SELF-DIRECTING COMMUNITY CHANGE AND PERSONAL BEST

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Curtis Wolff is a Peer Trainer for Consumer Direct Colorado, bringing numerous years of experience in training and advocacy. He contributes and shares his knowledge of the Consumer Directed Attendant Supports and Services (CDASS) program, the disability community, and passion in expanding choice and control for people living in...

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We’re Happy To Be In Michigan

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Consumer Direct is a recognized leader in self-direction. We are proud to support people receiving personal assistance services. We have extensive experience with Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, and supporting people to be independent and active in their communities.   We’re excited to add Michigan to the list of states...

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