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DDI Hosts Men’s Health and Wellness Event

On January 24th, DDI’s Adult Residential Services hosted its second Men’s Health and Wellness event at our Meadow Glen campus. More than eighty individuals attended the event eager to learn more after hearing about the success of the Women’s Health and Wellness evening just a few months prior.
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Long Island Health Care Providers Receive $16 Million from State

Long Island health care providers will receive nearly $16 million to expand services, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced Tuesday.

Dr. James Powell Jr., chief medical officer of Long Island Select Healthcare Inc. in Central Islip, said the company will purchase equipment such as stethoscopes, oxygen detectors and devices to perform EKGs. Photo Credit: James Carbone
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#bFair2DirectCare Unveils Times Square Billboard Urging Governor Cuomo to Support Direct Care Workers By Funding a Living Wage

**Pointed Message Greets Millions of Visitors to “The Crossroads of the World”

**ALBANY – #bFair2DirectCare today unveiled a 5,000-sq-foot billboard over Times Square that urges Gov. Andrew Cuomo to fund a living wage for direct care workers who support New Yorkers with developmental disabilities. The Governor failed to include living wage funding in his $176 billion budget proposal, even though it would amount to 0.05% of the total.
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