CDS Monarch Blog

Veteran Interns at Local Company

Jeremy is an Army Veteran who had three deployments to Afghanistan, before joining Warrior Salute. As part of the program, Warrior Salute offers emp

Personal Outcome Measures Training

When OPWDD begins its shift to the DISCO model of services for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, they will be utilizing Persona

Staff Highlight: Chris Plane

Chris Plane has been with CDS Monarch for 15 years. He began in Day Services, working as a Treatment Coordinator at Webster Creative Opportunities, an

Update: Senior Living Construction

Christa Construction hopes to start clearing the site for our newest CDS Monarch Senior Living community in the next week or two. Please be aware of t

Relph Benefit Advisors' CEO Recognized as Outstanding Community Donor

On Tuesday, February 18th, CEO of Relph Benefit Advisors, Mr. Robert G. Relph, Jr., was honored by CDS Monarch for being a kind and generous community

Staff Highlight: Ben Favata

Ben has spent the majority of his two years working at CDS Monarch's Matthew Drive residence, as the Assistant Residence Manager. During this time he

The Butterfly Spa

Who doesn't like to go to the spa every once in awhile to get their nails done, or relieve some stress with a massage? Well, several staff at Webste

Artist Spotlight: Justin

Justin is a very precise and methodical artist, who knows how to mix colors, which is a very difficult skill to learn. He likes to sketch photos or ar

A Home of Their Own

Ben and David have known each other for several years, beginning their friendship as housemates living at CDS Monarch's Hardwood Lane residence. Last

Career Prep Club

Once a week, a group of approximately 10 people get together for a Career Prep Club meeting. The club first formed last fall, for the purpose of helpi

Seniors Building Their Community

Over the past several months the residents at CDS Monarch Senior Living have been hosting a variety of fun activities to bring their community togethe

A Fresh Look

Our spices have a fresh, new look! You can find them on the shelf at your local Wegmans, or you can order them online and have them shipped right to y

RBJ Health Care Achievement Award Honorees

Two members of the CDS Monarch family have been selected as honorees for the Rochester Business Journal's 2014 Health Care Achievement Awards. These a

Community Living: The Power of One

In 2014, Community Living is shifting its focus to show how individual choices can lead to lifetime transformation. At the heart of Community Living i

Staff Highlight: Lynne Sobczak

Lynne Sobczak is the Senior Registered Nurse at CDS Monarch, and has worked here since 2001, starting out at the Calkins and Woodside residences. She