Category Archives: Training

13 August 2014

Acquire Continuing Education Credit at 2014 National Adult Day Services Conference

Posted August 13, 2014 in Events / Conference in Training

Get credit and network to build your business or career at the same time!

Continuing Education Credit


Credit is made available through our partnership with Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley (d/b/a Catawba Regional Hospice). Catawba Regional Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



A maximum of 16.5 hours of continuing education credit for Nursing Home Administrators may be earned by attending pre-conference intensives and all sessions.  Each educational session will be applied for separately and every session attended will be credited with CEUs.  Credit is applied for through the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation for Adult Care Licensure.

LeadingAge North Carolina is a Registered Sponsor of continuing education with the NC State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. Comments regarding the Registered Sponsor Course may be addressed to 3733 National Drive, Suite 110, Raleigh, NC 27612.



Application is being made for continuing education credit for social workers.

View the full conference schedule and session information on our website and register for the conference online or download the registration form here.


Plan to explore downtown Charlotte.  Many interesting locations are within walking distance of the conference hotel.  Lunch on Thursday and dinner on Friday (after the networking reception and state association meetings) are terrific opportunities to get to know your colleagues and enjoy a meal.


Learn more about Charlotte:

  • Charlotte’s Visitor Page (restaurants and other special locations)
  • Interactive general map of downtown Charlotte, click here
  • Interactive map of local dining and parking, click here


Reserve your room at the Westin Hotel. The Westin is offering a special conference rate of $169 (single/double) per night plus tax for NADSA conference attendees. Note that any attendee not identifying his or her affiliation with the National Adult Day Services Association at the time the reservation is made will not be extended the group rate.  Reserve by September 15, 2014. Call 1-888-837-4148 or Click here  to reserve now!


Book your flight and/or car rental.  You can fly right into the Charlotte Douglas International Airport located only minutes from the Westin.  Click here for driving directions from the airport to the hotel.


For more information or questions please contact us at or call 1-877-745-1440

5 May 2013

National Conference to be Held October 10-12, 2013 in Louisville, KY

Posted May 5, 2013 in Events / Conference in Training

The 2013 National Adult Day Services Conference on October 10-12, 2013, in Louisville, Kentucky, will feature new presenters, topics, networking opportunities and an internationally recognized venue for the opening reception.  The Kentucky Association of Adult Day Centers (KAAD) invites conference sponsors, exhibitors and attendees to enjoy refreshments at the Muhammad Ali Center for an international welcome in the interactive, state-of-the-art museum and educational center dedicated to his legacy and cultural impact in the heart of his home town. The two-story center has various exhibits that showcase the six core values of Ali’s life: respect, confidence, conviction, dedication, spirituality and giving.  Plan to arrive in time to attend this unique welcome event on Thursday evening, October 10!

 Register in the NADSA Store online or print the registration form

Choose from five pre-conference intensives on Thursday, October 10:

  • Keys to Building Person-Centered Relationships (Parts 1 & 2), by Marilyn Hartle and LaDonna Jensen
  • Marketing Adult Day Services for Growth, by Dr. Denise Smith, Teresa Johnson and Brent Wheeler
  • Using Financial Ratios as Performance Indicators in Adult Day Services by Jeff Boland and Sue Matthiesen
  • Hot Topics in Employment Law: Social Media; the Intersection of HIPAA and the NLRB; and Everyday Challenges by Lisa English Hinkle, Jaron Blandford, Cynthia Effinger.

OR participate in an optional morning or afternoon site visit to two local adult day centers in Louisville.

Keynote presentations will feature NADSA’s Marketing Strategic Plan, tools and goals; preliminary findings from the 2013 National Study of Long Term Care Programs (NSLTCP); and the presentation of the 2013 National Adult Day Services Awards.


Breakout sessions you will not want to miss this year…

  • The Power of Connection, by Cathy Fyock
  • Aligning Adult Day Outcomes with Relevant Measures and Domains, by Dorothy Northrop, Michael Trisolini, Jerry Werner, Judy Holder
  • Senior Wellness: Beyond Diet and Exercise, by Kathleen Levac
  • Fall Prevention 101 with The Fall Prevention Lady, by Kelly Ward
  • Get and Keep the Best Employees: A Guide for Healthcare Leaders,  by Cathy Fyock
  • Bathing in the Adult Day Service Setting: Business Model Considerations, by David Anderson
  • Person-Centered Approaches to Challenging Behaviors, by Beth Meyer-Arnold and Lyn Geboy
  • Effects of Adult Day Services, Stressors and Cortisol on Daily Mood, by Amanda Leggett; Examining the Relationship Between Reported Caregiver Empathy and Dyadic Outcomes, by Christina Garrison-Diehn
  • Adventures in Culture Change: Person-Centered Approaches That Work, by Lisa Peters-Beumer and Julianna Patterson-Greer
  • A Therapeutic Approach to Art and Creativity, by Ellie Nocun
  • Government Relations 101, by Kelly Abell
  • Developing a Meaningful, Useful and Measurable Care Plan in Adult Day Services, by Amanda Graham Sillars
  • Culture and Diversity in Aging, by Dr. Denise Smith
  • Inclusive Eastern Exercises Day Habilitation Implementation Essentials, by Dr. Penelope J. Klein
  • Identifying Outcomes in a Sea of Diversity: A Menu Approach, by Dr. Holly Dabelko-Schoeny, Dr. Keith Anderson, Lisa Peters-Beumer, Rebecca Monteleone, Nicole Parente
  • “Need a Drink?” Addressing Hydration Needs of Elders, by Jennifer Krueger and Ellie Nocun
  • There is No “I” in the Healthcare Team, by Emily Tisdale and Vicki Maynard
  • Person-Centered Care Peer Workshop (Part 2 Follow-up from 2012 Conference) by Beth Meyer-Arnold and Lyn Geboy
  • Improve the Self-Care and Self-Efficacy of Your Family Caregivers, by Lynn Buckley and Robin Weis
  • All You’ve Got to Do is Act Naturally: Mindfulness & Memory Loss, by Cheryl Levinson and Katherine Johnson.

 Register in the NADSA Store online or print the registration form

Breakout sessions are scheduled to end at 4:00 PM on Saturday.  Book late flights so you do not miss important sessions.  Book your room at The Hyatt Regency Louisville for early bird rates $149.00/single occupancy and $169.00/double occupancy.  Book online or call 888-421-1442 and refer to NADSA 2013 Annual Conference.  Reservations must be made before September 19, 2013.


Access the sponsor/exhibitor/advertiser guide on the NADSA website.  Refer sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers who may be interested in participating in the 2013 National Conference!

26 November 2012

National Adult Day Services Association Seeks Presenters for 2013 National Conference

Posted November 26, 2012 in Events / Conference in Training

The National Adult Day Services Association, in partnership with the Kentucky Association of Adult Day Centers, seeks presenters for the 2013 National Adult Day Services Conference to be held in Louisville, KY, on October 10-12, 2013.  The conference theme, “Adult Day Services–Pushing Boundaries to Reach New Heights,” is intended to attract exciting and unique presentations that will inspire collaborative strategies, organizational cultural competency and creative programming.

Sessions are divided into 90 minute concurrent workshop sessions.  Sessions are intended to educate/support learning and therefore, presenters may not sell, promote or pitch any specific product or service.  If you do have a product that may be beneficial to Adult Day Service providers please list it on the application form and the committee will review the request.

To ensure being included in the review process, all proposals must be submitted by February 15, 2013.  Applications that fail to meet all guidelines or are incomplete cannot be considered for review.

Click here to learn more.


25 June 2012

First-ever federal study will include adult day services

Posted June 25, 2012 in Training

Participate in webinars and learn about the first ever National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP) by visiting  The study is designed to provide national estimates of major long-term care providers including adult day services.  It is being conducted by CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics and data collection will start in September 2012.  Adult day services directors will be asked to complete the survey by mail or web to provide information about services, staffing, and practices; participants’ physical and cognitive functioning; and sources of payment for participants’ care.

All adult day centers in the United States are invited to participate in the study. By participating in this study, you can ensure that the voice and needs of your adult day center will be heard.

Your participation will help you, policy makers and health care planners better understand, plan for, and serve the future long-term care needs of the growing population of people who choose adult day services.

The information you provide will be held in the strictest of confidence and only summary data will be made publicly available.

Visit the NSLTCP website:

Click on the appropriate date corresponding to one of the upcoming repeat webinars to learn more about  completing the survey:

August 21  10:00 AM Eastern/9:00 AM Central/8:00 AM Mountain/7:00 AM Pacific/6:00 AM Alaska/4:00 AM Hawaii

August 21    2:00 PM Eastern/1:00 PM Central/12:00 PM Mountain/11:00 AM Pacific/10:00 AM Alaska/8:00 AM Hawaii

September 5  10:00 AM Eastern/9:00 AM Central/8:00 AM Mountain/7:00 AM Pacific/6:00 AM Alaska/4:00 AM Hawaii

September 5     2:00 PM Eastern/1:00 PM Central/12:00 PM Mountain/11:00 AM Pacific/10:00 AM Alaska/8:00 AM Hawaii

October 3     10:00 AM EST/9:00 AM CST/8:00 AM MST/7:00 AM PST/6:00 AM

October 3     2:00 PM Eastern/1:00 PM Central/12:00 PM Mountain/11:00 AM Pacific/10:00 AM Alaska/8:00 AM Hawaii

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.  System Requirements   PC-based attendees   Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server.  Macintosh®-based attendees         Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

6 October 2011

National Conference

Posted October 6, 2011 in Training

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 Pittsburgh, PA.  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.



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