In support of National Adult Day Services Week, the National Center for Health Statistics has released its first data from the 2014 National Study of Long Term Care Providers. 

In 2014, cardiovascular disease (44%) was the most common diagnosis among adult day services center participants, while severe mental illness (10%) was the least common diagnosis. About 30% of adult day services center participants had a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias; 30% had diabetes; about 25% had intellectual or developmental disability; and 25% had depression.  It is estimated that 282,200 participants were enrolled in adult day services in the United States on any given day in 2014.

Learn more at the following link:http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6435a11.htm?s_cid=mm6435a11_w 

 

Celebrate National Adult Day Services Week, September 13-19, 2015

“Adult Day Services: Living Well into the Future”

National Adult Day Services Week provides a terrific opportunity to showcase the services and programs provided to meet the needs and enhance the lives of participants through adult day services.  Tweet your activities. Use photos and links to increase engagement.  Add the hashtag #ADSWeek2015 to your tweets so that all NADSA followers can see them. Learn more at http://www.nadsa.org/nationaladultdayservicesweek/.  NADSA members may access additional resources in the NADSA Member Library.