CDS Monarch Blog

Beckwith Staff Provides Dream Vacation for Residents

Last year, while Beckwith staff and residents were planning the recreational calendar for the next month, it was mentioned that Loretta Z. enjoyed bei



Children and Individuals Share the Gift of Reading

On Thursday, May 31st, a group of four year olds from Railroad Junction Daycare came to read books to individuals at CDS Monarch's Blended Creative Op



Angelica Honored for Volunteering

Angelica W. has been making a difference in the lives of the elderly at The Friendly Home. As a volunteer, she dedicates much of her time and effort t



Dance and Theater Troupes are Shining in the Spotlight!

In the fall of 2010, Susan Ware, Dance Theater Specialist, was in a bind. Every year for the past seventeen years, she had a dance troupe that would c



Remembering Gerry Crowell

Gerry Crowell started CDS Monarch's Special Olympics team 25 years ago. Certified in eleven different sports, he used his experience to help coach and



Staff Highlight: Janice McClain

Janice joined CDS Monarch in February 2008 as a relief staff at Allen Road. Shortly after that she completed her nursing boards and became a part-time



Breast Cancer Awareness: Through the Roof!

Traditionally when we hear about breast cancer our thoughts are immediately drawn to women. However, breast cancer does not discriminate across gender



From the CEO: Celebrating Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! I hope you all take time to enjoy this holiday with your family and friends, as well to reflect on those who have served our count



Unistel Launches 1st Retail Line

Unistel has launched its own retail brand. Warrior Salute Seasonings, combines the best of gourmet freshness with the reliability of flavor, and all t



Senior Leadership Class Graduates

The CDS Monarch Senior Leadership Class 201 graduated on May 14th. This class is part of an ongoing opportunity that CDS Monarch provides to staff loo



Eyes on the Future: Warrior Salute

During this week's GRE Eyes on the Future show they discussed how CDS Monarch's Warrior Salute program is addressing the needs of U.S. veterans. Guest



Introducing Warrior Salute Seasonings

Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend - Introducing Warrior Salute Seasonings! Unistel, a subsidiary of CDS Monarch, is launching gourmet, high qualit



Warrior Salute Graduate Shares His Story

David Kendrick joined the U.S. Army at the age of 18 and was deployed to Iraq. At the age of 20, he was shot by a sniper in both legs. The injury caus



Artist Co-op Show A Success

The Blended Creative Opportunities Artist Co-op had a Spring Art Show & Sale last Wednesday, May 9th at the Wolf Life Transitions Center, to raise



Day of Caring Highlights

Check out the highlights from the Day of Caring at CDS Monarch!Thanks again to all of our volunteers!