OPEN A CENTER Starting an adult day center is not an easy task. Keeping one going after it has been launched is filled with challenges, too. But for those of us who know from our own experiences what day services mean for impaired adults and their family caregivers, the results are well worth the time, money and effort. Fortunately, many have gone before you and a number of excellent resources are available to you as you begin this endeavor. Learn more
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More than 30 adult day services supporters from 16 states made 50+ scheduled visits with legislators in Washington, DC on April 15-17, 2013. The four primary policy priorities this year include protecting Medicaid funding, encouraging reauthorization of the Older American’s Act, advocating for adult day services to be included in the Medicare program and assuring good implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Tracking implementation of the ACA could impact policies such as hospital readmissions, accountable care organizations and state Medicaid policies. Read more about the NADSA Public Policy Agenda.
(L to R) Chip Cromartie, NADSA Chair-Elect and Executive Director of Adult Center for Enrichment, Greensboro, NC; Teresa Johnson, NADSA Managing Director; Lisa Peters-Beumer, Assistant Vice-President Adult and Senior Services, Easter Seals, Chicago, IL.
Join adult day services supporters in for the second annual National Adult Day Services Association Capitol Hill Day in 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)
Cornerstone’s Alzheimer’s Day Center in Warwick, Rhode Island, is receiving national recognition for their promotion of healthy aging with a NuStep exercise machine. Cornerstone Adult Services, a member of Saint Elizabeth Community, was selected from 50 applicants for NuStep’s Gold Pinnacle Award in the senior center category. Read more
Members of the Colorado Commission on Aging recently toured the beautiful new facility of Seniors’ Resource Center in Denver, CO. Teresa Johnson, Managing Director of NADSA, was also on site to meet with Adult Day Center Director Linda Johnston. Recent funding cuts have forced the reduction of some services, including closure of their Southwest site at 3000 S. Wadsworth Boulevard.