2021 NADSA National Conference

Forging a New Path Forward:  Understanding Adult Day Services and the Future

OCTOBER 14-16, 2021

Sheraton Inner Harbor
Baltimore, Maryland

The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) national conference is the largest gathering of Adult Day Services (ADS) decision-makers in the country. This year’s conference will have a wide range of Educational Sessions, Pre-conference Workshops and Vendor Showcases provided by NADSA’s Strategic Partners.

Registration is now open! Early bird rates are in effect until August 1, 2021. Take advantage of significant savings on your conference registration, Pre-Con sessions and CEUs. Conference rates can be viewed here: 2021 Conference Rates. To register, please click on the following link: 2021 NADSA Conference Registration. NADSA will be offering CEUs for its Pre-conference Workshops and Educational Sessions. For a list of which CEUs are being offered, click on the following link: 2021 Conference CEUs.

Additionally, Hotel reservations can be made now by clicking the following link: Sheraton Inner Harbor.

Sponsorships and exhibitor information can be found by clicking the following link: 2021 Exhibitor and Sponsor Brochure. To view the list of this year’s Sponsors and Exhibitors, click here. To register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor, please click on the following link: 2021 Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration

To view this year’s schedule in detail, please click on the following link: NADSA Conference Schedule in Detail.

Click here to discover all of the dynamic speakers at the NADSA Conference.

COVID-19 Protocols: NADSA will make every effort to ensure the safety of conference attendees. Please click on the following link to review the current protocols that will be followed. These protocols will be updated to conform with all published guidelines. 2021 NADSA Conference COVID19 Protocols

For those of you who will be arriving early or staying through the weekend and want explore Baltimore and beyond, the following links provide a wide range of dining and entertainment options. The following visitors guide includes plenty of restaurant and attraction options. Neighborhoods that are a quick Uber ride would be Federal Hill, Harbor East, Fells Point, Little Italy and Mount Vernon. https://joom.ag/U4RI

Additionally here is a link to preplanned neighborhood guides that provide additional options while you are in Baltimore.

2021 NADSA Conference Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, October 14
9 AM – 12:15 PM    
WS 1 Making the Impossible – Possible: NADSA’s Standardization of Adult Day Services Outcomes and Data Collection — The Path Forward CEUs: 3
WS 2 Opening an Adult Day Center: Top 10 Things to Know CEUs: 3
1:30 PM – 4:45 PM    
WS 3 Reinvent, Rebuild, and Reimagine; Person-Centered Opportunities Post-Pandemic CEUs: 3
WS 4 How Value-Based Payments Will Rock Your World CEUs: 3
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM First-Time Attendees/New Members Welcome (Pending)  
Friday, October 15    
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM    
EC 1-A Creating Meaningful Days in the Community and Through Zoom CEUs: 1
EC 1-B Reduced Facility Acquired Infections & Staff Call-Outs, A 15-Month Study CEUs: 1
EC 1-C Tai Chi: A Falls Prevention Program CEUs: 1
EC 1-D Stakeholders, Partnerships and Community Participation: Why and How? CEUs: 1
VS 1 TBA  
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Break  
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM    
EC 2-A Engagement Technology – Now More than Ever CEUs: 1
EC 2-B PACE – Expand Your Mission! CEUs: 1
EC 2-C A Vision of Collaboration: Aging in the ID/DD Population CEUs: 1
EC 2-D Creating Your Extraordinary Playlist-Plugging Music into Memory Care CEUs: 1
VS 2 RTZ Systems – Presentation TBA  
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Break  
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM    
EC 3-A Developing Meaningful & Engaging Person-Centered Programs (Yes, They Exist!) CEUs: 1
EC 3-B Crack the Complacency Code CEUs: 1
EC 3-C Creative Model for Adult Day Services, Dementia Village Design CEUs: 1
EC 3-D Operational and Financial Benchmarks: Essential Components in Forging Your Center’s New Path Forward CEUs: 1
VS 3 WellSky – Presentation TBA  
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM Break  
12:30 PM – 2:45 PM Conference Lunch Meet & Greet; General Session/Keynote Address; Awards/NADSA Annual Meeting

Sponsored by Easterseals Southern California

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Break  
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM    
EC 4-A Growing Your Nonprofit Through Mergers & Acquisitions CEUs: 1
EC 4-B National Post-acute Long-term Care Study (NPALS) CEUs: 1
EC 4-C Reducing Emergency Department Usage and Hospitalizations in Adult Day Users Living with Dementia by Improving Communication with Primary Care Providers: Results from an NIH-funded Study CEUs: 1
EC 4-D The Perfect Vehicle for the Journey 50+ CEUs: 1
VS 4 HealthJay – Presentation TBA  
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Break  
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM EDT    
RT-1 Research Roundtable  
RT-2 State Roundtable  
RT-3 Policy Roundtable  
RT-4 Marketing Roundtable  
RT-5 Certification Roundtable  
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Break  
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction  
Saturday, October 16    
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM    
EC 5-A Hybrid ADS – Pathway to Value-Based Services CEUs: 1
EC 5-B Empower Hour: To Listen, To Plan, To Act CEUs: 1
EC 5-C Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Programming CEUs: 1
EC 5-D Tri-level Marketing for Your ADS Center CEUs: 1
VS 5 StoriiCare Presentation TBA  
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM    
EC 6-A Aging – Hawaiian Style! CEUs: 1
EC 6-B The Value of Certification for Person-Centered Care & Engagement CEUs: 1
EC 6-C Cultural Adaptations to the Adult Day Services (ADS) Plus Program CEUs: 1
EC 6-D Modern Medicaid Alliance Presentation TBA CEUs: 1
11:00 AM – 12 Noon Networking Brunch with Exhibitors  
12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM Legislative Update with Sen. Roy Afflerbach (Ret.) & Closing General Session CEUs: 1

2021 NADSA Conference Sponsors



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