Monthly Archives: May 2012

21 May 2012

Striving, Thriving – Advancing the Future of Adult Day Services

Posted May 21, 2012 in Events / Conference in Uncategorized

The National Adult Day Services Association invites you to network with adult day services workers from the United States, Mexico, Canada and other countries in Pittsburgh, PA, September 20-22, 2012.  The international event will be held at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center in downtown Pittsburghlocated conveniently near downtown shopping and dining as well as across the street from the CONSOL Energy Center, home of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers.  

Learn from informative sessions specifically for adult day services focused on creative programming, positive aging and health and wellness practices, business strategies, funding and reimbursement, collaboration and partnership, advocacy, research and program development of practices and more.  Registration fees for the full conference include access to welcome reception, 20 breakout sessions, keynote and panel presentations and four meals including the national awards presentation.   Register now online or download the PDF file.


21 May 2012

Dissertation Fellowships Announced by National Association

Posted May 21, 2012 in Research in Uncategorized

The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) is pleased to announce the Beth Meyer-Arnold Dissertation Fellowships which are designed to encourage original scholarship in the area of adult day services by doctoral students. The award supports PhD Candidates in completing their dissertation work in areas of interest to adult day services.  NADSA will be awarding scholarships at their National Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, Sept .20-22, 2012.

Please distribute this information to your interested colleagues!

Please see more information posted here:  Deadline for submission of application is August 20,2012.

We value the strength of diversity and inclusion and encourage qualified individuals with disabilities and individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to apply.  For additional information, please contact Dr. Holly I. Dabelko-Schoeny at

15 May 2012

New National Alzheimer’s Plan to be Presented Thursday May 24

Posted May 15, 2012 in Uncategorized

Alzheimer’s Talks: What’s in the New National Alzheimer’s Plan to Stop Alzheimer’s by 2025? (Thursday, May 24 – 4:00–5:00 pm Eastern)

Participate on Thursday, May 24 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm Eastern to hear from Dr. Ron Petersen, Chairman of the National Alzheimer’s Advisory Council on Research, Care and Services and Director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.
For the first time ever, the US government has adopted a national strategic plan to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s Disease by 2025. Participate on May 24 to learn more about what is in the National Plan and what will be the first steps in its implementation.
Dr. Ron Petersen chaired the 25 member Advisory Council on Research, Care and Services that has been centrally involved in the review of the plan over the last six months. He will summarize the content of the plan and outline the initial steps of its implementation.
Also, hear from George Vradenburg, Chairman of USAgainstAlzheimer’s and a member of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services, to find out how you can get engaged in the hard work ahead needed to stop this disease.
This is the third call in a new monthly teleconference series, Alzheimer’s Talks, presented by USAgainstAlzheimer’s and free and open to the public.
This call is made possible by the generous support of the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation.  To register or learn more information log on to


1 May 2012

Many remember Susan Rheem at adult center naming ceremony

Posted May 1, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Centers Adult Day Services Centers in Prescott, AZ, were recently renamed in memory of a beloved adult day services advocate, Susan J. Rheem.  Susan served on the Board of the National Adult Day Services Association and was a loyal advocate for adult day services, especially veterans.   Learn more about Susan’s legacy and the new beginning since the anniversary celebration here:



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