CDS Monarch Blog

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!

VFW Post #5465 Sponsors a Nucor House Room

On Monday, May 14th representatives from VFW Post #5465 (based in Henrietta, NY) came to CDS Monarch to present a check for $3,000 to Warrior Salute.

35th Anniversary: Harris Road

Harris Road is one of CDS Monarch's oldest residences - opening in 1986. A few years ago half of the residents from Harris moved when CDS Monarch open

Community Supports CDS Monarch on the Day of Caring

CDS Monarch had 10 teams of volunteers working at five different locations for the United Way's Day of Caring on Thursday, May 10th. Community busines