Posted November 21, 2013
Club Members from Oakwood Creative Care were featured in the News helping pack food to send to the Philippines. Our Club Members are making a difference in the world regardless of the memory challenges they are faced with. November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and we want the community to know that a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease doesn’t mean that life has to be over!
OCC is revolutionizing senior care by providing opportunities for Seniors to find purpose and meaning in their lives. Take a moment and watch the news clip featuring one of our very own Club Members who got caught by the news serving in the community!
Oakwood Creative Care is a member of the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA). Find out more about Oakwood Creative Care at www.oakwoodcreativecare.org. Find out more about NADSA at www.nadsa.org.
What have you done today to make today the Best Day You Can Remember?
Posted May 20, 2013
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
Posted April 16, 2013
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.
Posted March 7, 2013
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)
Posted January 18, 2013
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