CDS Monarch Blog


WHEC Rochester: Helping vets with depression and suicide

From WHEC Rochester:"September is Suicide Awareness Month.Tuesday, we focused on veterans because research shows they have a 63 percent higher risk...



Staff Highlight: John Elliott

  John Elliott started at CDS Monarch in 2012 as a support specialist at our Roxwell residence. A few months later, John began filling in at the N...



The Wolf Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $120,000 to Support People with Developmental Disabilities and Veterans at CDS Monarch

Rochester, NY - July 28, 2015 - The Wolf Foundation hosted its 28th Annual Teeing Off for Abilities Golf Tournament Monday, July 20 at Monroe Golf ...



Zach Grawe: Warrior Salute Graduate

Zach (right) with Warrior Salute Art Therapist Michael Martin. Marine Veteran Zach Grawe graduated from Warrior Salute today after three months in...



Warrior Salute Receives $25,000 Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

Rochester, NY - July 6, 2015 - Warrior Salute, a service of CDS Monarch that provides rehabilitative therapies and services to veterans, received a...



John "Dutch" Summers and Sandra Parker Gift $120,000 to Warrior Salute

John "Dutch" Summers of Jasco/Graywood Companies and Sandra Parker, former president/CEO of the Rochester Business Alliance, made a generous donat...



FEATURE: Brian Schneider - From Rib Shots to Recovery

  Several years ago, this man worked security in California. A former warrior, he spent his days watching, guarding and waiting. If those passing ...



Warrior Salute Featured at Penfield Rotary Golf Tournament

The Penfield Rotary hosted their 18th Annual Golf Tournament at Shadow Lake Golf and Racquet Club Monday, June 1st. The event was themed as "A Sal...



Military Appreciation Month Comes to a Close

Now that National Military Appreciation month is coming to a close, it's important to reflect back upon the sacrifices that the brave men and wome...



Warrior Salute Services: Nursing/Nutrition Counseling/Acupuncture

Warrior Salute™ provides outstanding health care and assistance for our Veterans. Services include ongoing assessment, including an initial asses...



Warrior Salute Services: Music/Relaxation Therapy

Neurologic Music Therapy is defined as the therapeutic application of music to cognitive, sensory and motor functions due to a neurologic disease o...



Warrior Salute Services: Art Therapy

Among several others, Art Therapy is one of the services we offer our Warrior Salute™ Veterans. Art Therapy uses the creative process of art mak...



Warrior Salute Services: Vocational Services

Warrior Salute offers Vocational Services for Veterans in order to help them identify their immediate and long-term career and education goals, as ...



Warrior Salute Services: Speech and Language Therapy

Many Veterans suffer from cognitive and communication problems that significantly impair their ability to live independently with a Traumatic Brain...