CDS Monarch Blog

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



Staff Highlight: Jayme Sharpe

Jayme has been a part of the CDS Monarch family for close to 16 years. She began as a habilitation aid at Webster Creative Opportunities (WCO), then b



Strikes For Abilities - Join the Fun!

The Wolf Foundation's 7th Annual "Strikes for Abilities" Bowling Fundraiser is quickly approaching on Sunday, March 9, 2014! This event benefits Healt



A Message from the President/CEO: New Mission, Vision and Shared Values

Greetings! I have some very exciting news to share. As an organization, we are continuously improving and growing, so that we can offer the highest le



A New Warrior Salute Graduate

Leah Biggins served in the Army and came to Warrior Salute in July of 2013. She chose Warrior Salute because it offered temporary housing, 24/7 suppor



Bringing the Family Together

Three years ago, physical therapist Bethany Ayers, started a new holiday tradition with her family. Every holiday season, she and several members of h



Happy Holidays!

To our entire CDS Monarch Family - We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday season! Click the video for our Holiday e-card:



Staff Highlight: Valerie Lopez

Valerie has been a part of the CDS Monarch family for the past 22.5 years, working her way up from being a Program Assistant at Roxwell, to Manager, t