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The Albany Times Union published an article today on the impact that low wages have on individuals and families’ ability to hire personal assistants through CDPA. Data is sourced from CDPAANYS’ report on wages that is being released at a press conference this morning. New study shows that personal assistants hired through Medicaid program quit because […]
For immediate Release Contact: Bryan O’Malley, 518-813-9537 Jennifer Burner Barden, 646-676-4486 Unprecedented coalition supports minimum wage, calls for State funding An unprecedented group of health, behavioral health, developmental disability providers, in addition to human services agencies throughout the state, today called on the Legislature to use recently identified additional revenues to help pay for […]
This blog post was written by Athena Savides. You can access the Peer Mentor blog post archive by clicking here. The holidays are coming, and it is a busy time for many of us. For those like me, who use Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) services, part of the planning is to decide how to […]