Monthly Archives: September 2011

28 January 2015

Join Adult Day Services Advocates in Washington, DC on May 4-5, 2015

Posted January 28, 2015 in Events in Public Policy

Join adult day services supporters in for the fourth annual National Adult Day Services Association Capitol Hill Day in Washington, D.C., May 4-5, 2015. 

May 4, 2015   6:00pm Join us on Monday evening for networking. We will be gathering to meet each other, share ideas, dine together, prepare for legislative meetings. Dinner is included in registration fee.  (Hilton Alexandria-Old Town)

May 5, 2015

7:30 – 9:00 am  Breakfast, Public Policy Education Session (Hilton Alexandria-Old Town)

10:00 am – until  Congressional Hill visits-NADSA will provide assistance with scheduling meetings with Congressional staff/members of Congress for registrations received before April 6, 2015.

Event Registration (Includes Monday dinner, Tuesday breakfast, leave-behind packets for legislative visits, one round-trip Metro Pass for legislative visits, assistance scheduling legislative visits for registrants before April 6.  Does not include costs for lodging or transportation)

Register for the National Adult Day Services Association Capitol Hill Day

in the NADSA online store at www.nadsa.org

 Hotel Arrangements:

Hilton Alexandria-Old Town, 1767 King Street,  Alexandria, VA

A limited number of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Alexandria-Old Town.  The special room rate will be available until April 3, 2015, or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Indicate your affiliation with NADSA to receive the reduced room rate.

RESERVATIONS:  Click the link to register online at National Adult Day Services Association or call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667)

 

Located in the historic, vibrant King Street neighborhood, the Hilton Alexandria Old Town hotel, which was renovated in April 2014, is one of the most convenient hotels in Alexandria, VA for business and leisure travelers visiting Washington, DC. Downtown DC attractions and government buildings are minutes away by Metro. After a long day exploring DC, reinvigorate with a workout in the fitness center.

Learn more at 2015 National Adult Day Services Capitol Hill Event

2 January 2015

National Adult Day Services Association Requests Presentations for 2015 Conference

Posted January 2, 2015 in Events in Events / Conference

Adult Day Services, Living Well into the Future

October 15-17, 2015

Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, Phoenix, Arizona

The conference of the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) is the largest gathering of Adult Day Services decision makers in the country. Attendees have the unique chance to explore the latest in leadership best practices, critical advocacy topics, health system innovations and transitions and evidence-based health promotion initiatives in adult day services.  NADSA is committed to providing our membership with the skills, abilities and networks needed to be THE choice for community based health and wellness services for adults as well as THE choice for employment in community long-term health care.   We hope that you will join us in Phoenix at the Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, not only as an attendee, but also as a presenter! The success of the NADSA Conference has always been the collection of engaging workshops and education sessions that we host.   Our goal in 2015 is to create a lively and valuable experience for our attendees by focusing on educational topics that are current and relevant.  Focus areas for 2015 are as follows:

  • Supporting Business Practices that promote Financial Wellness
  • Investing in your Professional Development
  • Best Practices in the areas of Participant and Member Health and Wellness
  • Supporting Physically, Emotionally and Financially Healthy Work Teams
  • Engaging a Robust Volunteer Force
  • Writing Strategic Plans that Prepare ADHC for the post-ACA Health Care Environment
  • Recruiting and Developing Strong and Effective Boards of Directors
  • Serving Diverse Aging Populations
  • Advancing Advocacy

Learn more and submit a presentation proposal here.

13 October 2014

National Adult Day Services Association Recognizes 2015 Board

Posted October 13, 2014 in News

The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) wishes to recognize leaders in the adult day services field that serve as members of the association’s board of directors.

NADSA’s board of directors is responsible for governing the association, providing strategic direction, fiduciary oversight and developing new policies and programs. These individuals represent adult day services providers from across the country.

Chip Cromartie of Adult Center for Enrichment, Greensboro, North Carolina, serves as chair of the board. The following individuals join Cromartie as board members:

  • Marco Alvarez – Meridia, Mexico
  • Keith A. Anderson – University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • Joel Bednoski – Insight Memory Care Center, Fairfax, VA
  • Terry Fishler - ADS Data Systems, Inc., Stevenson, MD
  • Lyn Geboy – Cygnet Innovations Group, LLC, Milwaukee, WI
  • Corrine Jan – Family Bridges, Oakland, CA
  • Herbert Ann “Herbie” Krisle – Page Robbins Adult Day Center, Collierville, TN
  • Lydia Missaelides – California Association for Adult Day Services, Sacramento, CA
  • Edwin “Ned” Morgens – Gyrfalcon Senior Care, Johns Creek, GA
  • Simon Ortiz – Mi Jardin Del Rio Adult Day Centers, Rio Grande City, TX
  • Kerri Pendley – Addus Healthcare, Palatine, IL
  • Lisa Peters-Beumer – Easter Seals, Chicago, IL
  • Lori Sanchez – Morning Star Adult Day Program, Denver, CO
  • Jocelyn Schowalter – Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, St. Paul, MN
  • Amanda Sillars – Total ADHC Solutions, Chatsworth, CA
  • Christopher Vito – Nevada Adult Day Healthcare Centers, Las Vegas, NV
  • Kim Vogt – Meadowbrook Adult Day Program at The Highlands, Pittsford, NY
  • Steve Zarit – Penn State University, University Park, PA

In Cromartie’s words, “NADSA is founded on collaboration and partnerships forged by members in communities all across the country.  The new board of directors represents these adult day service providers as they work with consumers, families, policy makers and the media. NADSA’s new team of incredibly gifted and committed members are working together to develop leadership that will tell the story of adult day services’ value across the country.”

 

About NADSA The National Adult Day Services Association (www.nadsa.org) is the leading voice of the rapidly growing adult day services industry in the United States. NADSA is an independent national organization dedicated to advancing the national development, recognition and use of adult day services. Adult day services provide community-based care for people who need supervised care during the day.  Persons of all ages who have multiple and special needs associated with conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, vision and hearing impairments attend adult day centers. NADSA’s Officers and Board Members reflect the range of adult day services providers in the industry. NADSA provides its members, adult day centers across the U.S., with effective national advocacy, educational and networking opportunities, and technical assistance, research and communication services.

13 October 2014

2014 National Adult Day Services Award Winners Announced

Posted October 13, 2014 in News / Awards

Each year the National Adult Day Services Association recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for the work they do on behalf of participants and families. Congratulations to the 2014 National Adult Day Services Award Winners!

 Katryna Gould Award:  Kenneth A. Smaltz, Jr., Kenneth A Smaltz, Sr. Foundation, Freeport, NY

Senator John Heinz Memorial Award, Representative Richard S. Malaby, State Of Maine

Outstanding Adult Day Center Awards:  CarePartners Adult Day Services, Asheville, NC; My Second Home, An Intergenerational Adult Day Program of Family Services of Westchester, Inc., Port Chester, NY

Administrator Award:  Barbara Zeis, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, St. Paul, MN

Volunteer Awards:  Inez Young, Family Alliance, Inc., Woodstock, IL; Anatole Crane, Family Alliance, Inc., Woodstock, IL

 

2 October 2014

Adult Day Services are Person- and Family-Centered

Posted October 2, 2014 in Public Policy in Research in Uncategorized

The AARP Public Policy Institute has released a new blog post on adult day services (ADS).  Lynn Friss Feinberg writes that that ADS provides supportive services for both the adult with functional limitations and  their family caregiver.  With more consumers rejecting nursing homes in favor of home and community-based services, ADS can help build a better person-and family-centered system of long-term services and supports in the community.

Read more:  http://blog.aarp.org/2014/10/02/adult-day-services-a-model-of-person-and-family-centered-care/

 

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