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18 October 2012

Penn State Student Recognized for Dissertation Fellowship

Posted October 18, 2012 in News / Awards in Uncategorized

Amanda Leggett was one of two Doctoral Candidates awarded Beth Meyer-Arnold dissertation fellowships at the 2012 National Adult Day Services Conference.   She is enrolled in Human Development and Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Her research is on “Depressive Symptoms, Anger and Daily Cortisol of Caregivers on High and Low Stress Days” under the advisement of Dr. Steven Zarit.

Read about Amanda and her research at Penn State here: http://live.psu.edu/story/61822#nw5

24 September 2012

National Adult Day Services Association Announces 2012 Award Winners

Posted September 24, 2012 in News / Awards in Uncategorized

Each year the National Adult Day Services Association recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for the work they do on behalf of participants and families. Congratulations to the 2012 National Adult Day Services Award Winners!

 

Direct Care Staff Award

  • Brian Charles Owens, Woodside Place Adult Day Center, Oakmont, PA

 

Administrator Award

  • Carol Louise, Family Alliance, Inc., Woodstock, IL

 

Outstanding Adult Day Center Award

  • Adult Care of Chester County, Exton, PA

 

Ruth Von Behren Award

  • Lory L. Phillippo, Circle Center Adult Day Services, Richmond, VA

 

Katryna Gould Award

  • Gwen Ogle, Valley Care Association, Sewickley, PA

 

Volunteer Award

  • Pati Bryan, Council on Aging of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

 

 

Beth Meyer-Arnold Dissertation Fellowships

Christina Garrison-Diehn, Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno.  “Examining the Relationship between Reported Caregiver Empathy and Dyadic Outcomes.”     Advisor:  Dr. William Follette

 

Amanda Leggett, Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University. “Depressive Symptoms, Anger and Daily Cortisol of Caregivers on High and Low Stress Days.” Advisor:  Dr. Steven Zarit

 

2 October 2011

National Adult Day Services Association Recognizes Outstanding Individuals and Organizations

Posted October 2, 2011 in News / Awards in Uncategorized

Each year the National Adult Day Services Association recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations for the work they do on behalf of participants and families. Congratulations to the 2011 National Adult Day Services Award Winners who were recognized on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at the National Adult Day Services Conference in Milwaukee, WI.

Direct Care Staff Awards

  • Carolyn A. Swilley, Hillsborough County Division of Aging, Tampa, FL
  • Marolyn Clauss, SarahCare, Canton, OH

 Administrator Award

  • Lesley Bess, Active Day, Inc, Myrtle Beach, SC

 

Media Award

  • Amanda H. Justus, Hickory, NC

 

Ruth Von Behren Award

  •  Beth Meyer-Arnold, Luther Manor, Wauwatosa, WI

 

 Senator John Heinz Memorial Award

  • Jimmie Lee, Elizabethtown, KY
  • Coretta Bedsole,  SC Adult Day Services Association

 

Outstanding Adult Day Center Awards

  • Family Alliance, Inc., Woodstock, IL
  • Martin Luther Campus Adult Day Programs, Bloomington, MN

 

Adult Day Services Innovator Award

  • Dave Shull, KareWare, West Chester PA

 

Volunteer Award

  • Lisa Waldron, Senior Adult Day Program at James L. West, Fort Worth, TX

 

14 June 2011

National Awards Competition 2011

Posted June 14, 2011 in News / Awards in Uncategorized

 

Excellence Deserves RecognitionNominate Someone for National Adult Day Services Awards   

Deadline July 15, 2011

2011 National Awards Nominations

 

 

Do you know somebody who is doing an outstanding job at work or is supporting adult day services locally and impacting adult day services nationally?  Nominate program staff, organizations, caregivers, participants, legislators and advocates who demonstrate excellence and support day services for NADSA’s Annual Awards.  Download the guidelines and nomination application here.  (Note: They are also now available in the Members Only Library of NADSA’s new website at www.nadsa.org.  A default password and instructions were emailed to active members over a week ago.)  

Why Give Recognition?
  • Recognition for a job well done is a primary motivator for people.  
  • Recognition shows employees that they are appreciated and that their contributions count.
  • Recognition increases employee self-esteem which improves morale and leads to a more positive workplace overall, increasing productivity and building commitment to the organization.
  • Recognition improves interaction between supervisors and staff and among staff when they recognize each other’s notable achievements.
  • Recognition nurtures pride and enthusiasm.
  • It’s the right thing to do! Everybody, all of us want and need to be recognized when they’ve worked hard and done an extra special job.

 

Complete and return the application by July 15, 2011, to Teresa Johnson, nadsanews@gmail.com.

 
Submit your nominations now to give someone the recognition they deserve! 

Attend the Conference to Support National Recognition
  
Join the National Adult Day Services Association in partnership with the Wisconsin Adult Day Services Association in Milwaukee, WI, on September 22-24 at Hilton Milwaukee City Center in downtown Milwaukee.  Details about the conference are posted in the Forum of the NADSA website.  Conference registration is now available through the online store at http://www.nadsa.org/beta
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