Thirty-five members of the National Adult Day Services Association from 15 states will make 60 visits with members of the U.S. Congress today to increase the visibility and awareness of adult day services. This is the first annual Capitol Hill visit event sponsored by the national organization. Members gathered last night for dinner to network and learn about the many exciting opportunities in this growing service sector.
States represented among the attendees include the following: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. Many thanks to Public Policy Co-Chair Peter Notarstefano who was a key leader in organizing the event and to the Alaska Adult Day Services Association and Wisconsin Adult Day Services Association for sponsoring scholarships for the event.