Category Archives: Events / Conference

2 July 2014

What Can You Expect at the 2014 National Adult Day Services Association Conference?

Posted July 2, 2014 in Events / Conference

 Targeted Networking Opportunities for people in adult day services

October 9-11, 2014

  •  State and International Leaders Luncheon, Thursday October 9, 2014
  • Welcome to North Carolina reception event to be held at the Bechtler Museum and hosted by theNorth Carolina Adult Day Services Association,  Thursday October 9, 2014
  • Round Table discussions during lunch, Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11, 2014 (Please inform us of your topics of interest during registration)
  • Networking Reception, Friday, October 10, 2014


View the full conference schedule and session information on our website and register for the conference online or download the registration form here.


Plan to explore downtown Charlotte.  Many interesting locations are within walking distance of the conference hotel.  Lunch on Thursday and dinner on Friday (after the networking reception and state association meetings) are terrific opportunities to get to know your colleagues and enjoy a meal.


Learn more about Charlotte:

  • Charlotte’s Visitor Page (restaurants and other special locations)
  • Interactive general map of downtown Charlotte, click here
  • Interactive map of local dining and parking, click here


Reserve your room at the Westin Hotel. The Westin is offering a special conference rate of $169 (single/double) per night plus tax for NADSA conference attendees. Note that any attendee not identifying his or her affiliation with the National Adult Day Services Association at the time the reservation is made will not be extended the group rate.  Reserve by September 15, 2014. Call 1-888-837-4148 or Click here  to reserve now!


Book your flight and/or car rental.  You can fly right into the Charlotte Douglas International Airport located only minutes from the Westin.  Click here for driving directions from the airport to the hotel.


For more information or questions please contact us at or call 1-877-745-1440


4 January 2014

Presenters Sought for 2014 National Adult Day Services Conference

Posted January 4, 2014 in Events / Conference

2014 National Adult Day Services Conference

Presented by National Adult Day Services Association & North Carolina Adult Day Services Association

October 9-11, 2014

The National Adult Day Services Association, in partnership with the North Carolina Adult Day Services Association, seeks presenters for the 2014 National Adult Day Services Conference to be held in Charlotte, NC, on October 9-11, 2014.  The conference theme, “The Power of Adult Day Services: The Future of Care,” is intended to attract exciting and unique presentations that will inspire collaborative strategies, organizational cultural competency and creative programming.

Sessions are divided into 90 minute concurrent workshop sessions.  Sessions are intended to educate/support learning and therefore, presenters may not sell, promote or pitch any specific product or service.

To ensure being included in the review process, all proposals must be submitted by February 14, 2014.  Applications that fail to meet all guidelines or are incomplete cannot be considered for review.

Submit an Online Proposal to Present at the 2014 National Adult Day Services Conference 


The Westin Charlotte

The National Adult Day Services Conference will be held at The Westin in Charlotte, NC, on October 9-11, 2014. The special conference rate for rooms is $169 (single/double) per night plus tax. Reserve by September 15, 2014.  Click here to reserve a room now!

5 May 2013

National Conference to be Held October 10-12, 2013 in Louisville, KY

Posted May 5, 2013 in Events / Conference in Training

The 2013 National Adult Day Services Conference on October 10-12, 2013, in Louisville, Kentucky, will feature new presenters, topics, networking opportunities and an internationally recognized venue for the opening reception.  The Kentucky Association of Adult Day Centers (KAAD) invites conference sponsors, exhibitors and attendees to enjoy refreshments at the Muhammad Ali Center for an international welcome in the interactive, state-of-the-art museum and educational center dedicated to his legacy and cultural impact in the heart of his home town. The two-story center has various exhibits that showcase the six core values of Ali’s life: respect, confidence, conviction, dedication, spirituality and giving.  Plan to arrive in time to attend this unique welcome event on Thursday evening, October 10!

 Register in the NADSA Store online or print the registration form

Choose from five pre-conference intensives on Thursday, October 10:

  • Keys to Building Person-Centered Relationships (Parts 1 & 2), by Marilyn Hartle and LaDonna Jensen
  • Marketing Adult Day Services for Growth, by Dr. Denise Smith, Teresa Johnson and Brent Wheeler
  • Using Financial Ratios as Performance Indicators in Adult Day Services by Jeff Boland and Sue Matthiesen
  • Hot Topics in Employment Law: Social Media; the Intersection of HIPAA and the NLRB; and Everyday Challenges by Lisa English Hinkle, Jaron Blandford, Cynthia Effinger.

OR participate in an optional morning or afternoon site visit to two local adult day centers in Louisville.

Keynote presentations will feature NADSA’s Marketing Strategic Plan, tools and goals; preliminary findings from the 2013 National Study of Long Term Care Programs (NSLTCP); and the presentation of the 2013 National Adult Day Services Awards.


Breakout sessions you will not want to miss this year…

  • The Power of Connection, by Cathy Fyock
  • Aligning Adult Day Outcomes with Relevant Measures and Domains, by Dorothy Northrop, Michael Trisolini, Jerry Werner, Judy Holder
  • Senior Wellness: Beyond Diet and Exercise, by Kathleen Levac
  • Fall Prevention 101 with The Fall Prevention Lady, by Kelly Ward
  • Get and Keep the Best Employees: A Guide for Healthcare Leaders,  by Cathy Fyock
  • Bathing in the Adult Day Service Setting: Business Model Considerations, by David Anderson
  • Person-Centered Approaches to Challenging Behaviors, by Beth Meyer-Arnold and Lyn Geboy
  • Effects of Adult Day Services, Stressors and Cortisol on Daily Mood, by Amanda Leggett; Examining the Relationship Between Reported Caregiver Empathy and Dyadic Outcomes, by Christina Garrison-Diehn
  • Adventures in Culture Change: Person-Centered Approaches That Work, by Lisa Peters-Beumer and Julianna Patterson-Greer
  • A Therapeutic Approach to Art and Creativity, by Ellie Nocun
  • Government Relations 101, by Kelly Abell
  • Developing a Meaningful, Useful and Measurable Care Plan in Adult Day Services, by Amanda Graham Sillars
  • Culture and Diversity in Aging, by Dr. Denise Smith
  • Inclusive Eastern Exercises Day Habilitation Implementation Essentials, by Dr. Penelope J. Klein
  • Identifying Outcomes in a Sea of Diversity: A Menu Approach, by Dr. Holly Dabelko-Schoeny, Dr. Keith Anderson, Lisa Peters-Beumer, Rebecca Monteleone, Nicole Parente
  • “Need a Drink?” Addressing Hydration Needs of Elders, by Jennifer Krueger and Ellie Nocun
  • There is No “I” in the Healthcare Team, by Emily Tisdale and Vicki Maynard
  • Person-Centered Care Peer Workshop (Part 2 Follow-up from 2012 Conference) by Beth Meyer-Arnold and Lyn Geboy
  • Improve the Self-Care and Self-Efficacy of Your Family Caregivers, by Lynn Buckley and Robin Weis
  • All You’ve Got to Do is Act Naturally: Mindfulness & Memory Loss, by Cheryl Levinson and Katherine Johnson.

 Register in the NADSA Store online or print the registration form

Breakout sessions are scheduled to end at 4:00 PM on Saturday.  Book late flights so you do not miss important sessions.  Book your room at The Hyatt Regency Louisville for early bird rates $149.00/single occupancy and $169.00/double occupancy.  Book online or call 888-421-1442 and refer to NADSA 2013 Annual Conference.  Reservations must be made before September 19, 2013.


Access the sponsor/exhibitor/advertiser guide on the NADSA website.  Refer sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers who may be interested in participating in the 2013 National Conference!

12 February 2013

Join Adult Day Services Advocates in Washington, DC on April 15-16, 2013

Posted February 12, 2013 in Events in Events / Conference

Join adult day services supporters in for the second annual National Adult Day Services Association Capitol Hill Day in Washington, D.C., April 15-16, 2013. 

April 15, 2013   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.  (Holiday Inn)

April 16, 2013

7:30 - 9:00 am  Breakfast, Public Policy Education Session (Holiday Inn)

10:00 am - until  Congressional Hill visits-NADSA will provide assistance with scheduling meetings with Congressional staff/members of Congress for registrations received before March 27, 2013.

Event Registration (Includes Monday dinner, Tuesday breakfast, leave-behind packets for legislative visits, assistance scheduling legislative visits for registrants before March 27.  Does not include costs for lodging or transportation)

NADSA members:  $149 (before March 27)              $199 (after March 27)

Non-NADSA members:  $199 (before March 27)     $249 (after March 27)


Register for the National Adult Day Services Association Capitol Hill Day

in the NADSA online store at


Hotel Arrangements:

Holiday Inn Washington, DC-Central/White House

1501 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005

The Holiday Inn Washington DC- Central/White House Hotel is located in downtown Washington, DC at the north west corner of 15th street & Rhode Island Avenue, NW. (Check our Google info map for Holiday Inn Central DC and the surrounding area.)

Nearby Landmarks?

  • 6 blocks north of the White House.
    • 4 blocks north of the Metro Subway Blue & Orange lines (McPherson Square -Vermont Ave. / White House exit)
    • 4 blocks south-west of Metro Subway Red line (Dupont Circle Station)

ROOMS:  A limited number of rooms has been reserved for $209 (plus tax) per room per night.  Reservation deadline is March 14, 2013. Indicate your affiliation with NADSA to receive the reduced room rate.

Reservations: 1-800-holiday or call the hotel directly at 202-483-2000

Parking:  $32 per day for self-parking with in/out privileges


From Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Distance: 4.0 MI/6.44 KM NORTH to Hotel
Shuttle Charge (one way): $25.00  (Super Shuttle offers 10% discount to Holiday Inn guests)
Taxi Charge (one way): $20.00
METRO Charge: From $1.60 (based on time of day)


8 February 2013

National Adult Day Services Association Seeks Sponsors, Exhibitors, Advertisers for 2013 National Conference

Posted February 8, 2013 in Events / Conference

The National Adult Day Services Association is seeking sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers for the 2013 National Adult Day Services Conference in Louisville, KY, on October 10-12, 2013.  Presented by National Adult Day Services Association & KY Association of Adult Day Care, the annual premiere education event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, Louisville, KY“Adult Day Services: Pushing Boundaries to Reach New Heights” is a perfect venue to Get your message to hundreds of people involved with adult day services across the United States and Canada.

Partner with the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) and the Kentucky Association of Adult Day Centers (KAAD) by sponsoring, exhibiting or advertising at our upcoming conference.

Our conference is expected to draw 350+ professionals in the field of adult day services: educators, researchers, students, policy makers, persons interested in opening a center and others with an interest in home and community-based care.  If your business has products, services or programs that benefit older adults, this brochure outlines a broad array of opportunities that connect you to the adult day services network in the United States.  We have a number of creative packages from which to choose.  We are happy to discuss these opportunities with you or customize one just for you!

We value your interest and support and look forward to showcasing your business at this year’s conference.  Learn more.

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