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Community Options Integrated Services, Inc. Founder Ingrid Rushing-Spiva on the State of Adult Family Home Agency Care One Year After the Dawn of COVID-19

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Hold On! We Need to Put on Pants!

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Family Home Provider Information Sessions

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.4.3" hover_enabled="0"]Now more than ever, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are looking for stable and supportive homes and our mission is to help these individuals find the right home where they can thrive. We are actively recruiting new

Exercise Is Critical!

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.4.3" hover_enabled="0"]Exercise is good for us in so many different ways. It builds immunity, it improves mental health, and it makes us stronger. But exercise doesn't look the same for everyone. What is easy for some could be quite

Yet Another Form of Discrimination: COVID-19

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.4.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.4.3"]There is most certainly a stigma associated with COVID-19 whether people realize it or not. Family, friends, co-workers, and associates' fear and anxieties around the virus fuels a certain response to those affected now or to those who have